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We were walking towards Chilis in Salwa Road and saw a poster displayed at RadioShack for an iPad! Wow! So you can now buy an iPad direct from a shop in Qatar. We were curious and entered the shop to ask about it. The boxed iPad was displayed along with the other Apple products but […]

“Oliver” is in the news! from: Gulf Times “If you’ve had a bit of experience and have watched movies and live theatre shows, you can act.” So says David Sztankov, cast in the lead role of the musical theatre production of Oliver! by staff and students of Qatar Foundation (QF). At nine years of age, […]

Here are some photos of our Photoshop Learning Session yesterday. People started coming at about 8:50 am just right after our breakfast. We started at about 9:30 am and Francis started with the uses of the tools in Photoshop and moved on to proper cropping of your photos using the Photographers’ Rules of Thirds. As […]

Qatar Academy’s Quackfest 2010 was well attended at the Senior School grounds. We enjoyed the Camels and the quick walkthrough/sitdown with the Helicopter. There were several games that Mavis and Xiane joined for 2 tickets each game. Tickets cost 2 rials each but didn’t matter as the proceeds would benefit the Qatar Animal Welfare Society […]

I’m back! I came back from my short leave last Friday noon. It was quite different to come back to Doha at noon as I/we usually arrive in the evening. This time, I chose to arrive earlier as I knew that I’d be needing a lot of rest before I start working on Sunday. Anyway, […]


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