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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Chris Quits – Part 2


Today wasn't off to the brightest start. Chris had told ATP he was quitting and heading back to London on Friday (tomorrow). Dominic Smithers had booked his flight for this evening. Terry was determined to go and he told Ray to start phoning around for new jobs. I'd also heard that ATP were combing through …

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Stuck In Jordan


Shatat is still stuck in Jordan. ATG is still refusing to bring him out here. Abdul apparently told Andrew that he could get another Shatat out here within a few days. He also infuriated Emad by saying that since we trained Emad and Shatat up we should do the same with local people to replace them. …

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Arrested Development


It's been a month since I made an entry in this blog. The truth is that it is exhausting enough having to deal with this company never mind having to have to write about it afterwards. Currently we are in Doha, Qatar. We arrived on Saturday and already the rot has begun to set in. Yesterday, I …

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