SAS-AiChE Western Region

Today, with the help of my colleagues at work, I officially started a Chapter of The American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AiChE) for the Western Region of Saudi Arabia. The chapter is a section of SAS-AiChE which is currently only active in the Eastern Province where the major companies are located, however, since Yanbu is…
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Lomar Thobes New Collection

The Saudi thobe is going through a major transformation phase spearheaded by a company that is redefining what a thobe can be. LomarThobe made a name for itself a few years ago and continue to make designes that distinguish their brand from all the others out there. The team at Lomar have shared with me their latest and newest…
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Saudi Visual Artist: Saffaa

By @MsSaffaa a visual artist from Saudi Arabia who is currently pursing a degree from the Sydney College of the Arts in Australia (Riyadh Bureau) Damn, this artwork is powerful. Her blog Her facebook page Great artwork and you know me… I always have an appreciation for art

Saudi Beauty Pageants

Saudi Beauty Pageants, otherwise known as “Miss Beautiful Morals” and no, its not for goats or camels this time, and it goes to show that beauty is skin deep and it is not what is on the outside that counts… that is if you can see what is on the outside which leaves a lot…
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Looking for a Maid in Saudi

Having had the choice, my wife and I would not employ a live in maid, some help around the house would be appreciated, but we do not require the presence of one all the time. Someone like Berta from Two and a Half Men (best of Berta on Youtube)… If I can only be blogging from a…
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What Saudis Tell Kim Kardashian on Twitter

So I was doing some research of Saudis on Instagram (the popular photo sharing site), and I found this interesting picture of Kim Kardashian and comment by a Saudi… and for all of you guys out there, please read what is under the picture before forgetting what you are looking at the picture for Of course it is…
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Maid Decapitates 4 Year Old Child in Yanbu

In Yanbu, and in the next neighborhood, and on a street I’ve driven by many times over the past year, a little girl was decapitated by the maid on Wednesday (September 26) while her parents were at work and her siblings were in school. The father, who upon hearing the news rushed home in a hurry, collided with…
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