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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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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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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The Aftermath …


A few things have happened this week. All interlinked. Some good. Sort of. We received an email. Here it is; By sending this, ATG have unwittingly made life difficult for themselves. To understand why, see our response; In a nutshell, ATG really did not think this through. It doesn't surprise me. As manipulative as they …

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