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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Ibrahim’s Response … And Mine …


Ibrahim did not like my whiteboard note. Of course he did not. It's too spot on. And could cause a world of trouble for ATP if I keep it up. Here's what he said. Here's my response; Of course, I'm bullshitting. I know fine well that Ibrahim is blaming us and that he is utterly …

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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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Nothing New?


A lot has happened. Then again, it has not. Chris quit. Smithers quit. Andrew quit. Someone new called Terry Royce started. And not long after, he quit. We moved offices. I got promoted to designer. And I haven't been paid properly since. The Art Dept recruited a whole load more new staff, but no money …

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