No, this is not Bahrain

An old blog post but I thought it deserved to be re-blogged! What Bahrain is NOT!!


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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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  1. Littlesundog says:

    I’m quite sure this guy had other things going on at the time… or maybe his life is in shambles. It never does a bit of good to react as he did, and in fact it makes people less likely to do the right thing. I’m sorry you had such a lousy experience. 😦

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    1. You’re right. He probably had a rough morning and “took it out” later. My insurance records showed he never did claim any damages. So wharves it all about, I wonder? Some people are just made that way though in this country they’re rare😀


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