An old blog post but I thought it deserved to be re-blogged! What Bahrain is NOT!!
I haven’t felt like this in a long time – if ever! Angry, miserable, annoyed, call it what you want but that’s not the way Bahrain is.
A perfect start to a perfect day at work was ruined by an obstinate and rude “gentlemen” who insisted on calling the traffic cops after I banged – and supposedly damaged – his car while reversing in the office parking lot.
We have some minor issues every day in the overcrowded place but we have a way to resolve those and we always shake hands in the end.
But, today, this very vain, arrogant and obnoxious (believe me, perhaps the ONLY such Bahraini I have seen) insisted his sparkling new SUV had been “damaged” and he would have to take it to the garage.
The “damage” was a small, barely visible to the human eye scratch at the bottom…
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