State Of (Non) Play


As I expected, nothing is happening. Two weeks ago (on the Saturday) Ibrahim promised me the scaffolding would arrive the next day. It did not. Last Sunday (he was here in Doha), he promised it would "be here today or tomorrow". Again, on the Monday, Ibrahim promised it would "be here today or tomorrow". And …

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Days We Have Been Ready To Build & ATG’s Lies


The situation so far... So 52 days ready to build and no money to pay for anything. Nada. Zilch. Specifics are as follows; Build caves - told Production 7 weeks and 3 days ago we were ready to build. Submitted quote for scaffolding. Scaffolding is needed to build the platforms the caves will sit on. …

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It’s Being Processed…


I've been trying to avoid saying or thinking it, but I think we've reached the point where I have to accept that we will never film in Qatar. If anywhere at all. It's been six weeks (around Sept 19th) since we first presented quotes to ATP for scaffolding so we could begin work on the caves …

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Another Fun Week With ATG


It's been another 'fun' week at ATG. Talal visited last week, and while he seemed to be at a bit of a loss as to what to do, looking like a lost schoolboy, his presence still caused its own fair share of chaos. After three weeks of atrocious Wi-Fi in the office, Talal instructed the …

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