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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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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Embezzle? Fly? Repeat?


Talal flew out to Qatar Tuesday night. I believe he comes back today. Wages are late again. I should have been paid Wednesday, Dominic and Ray, Tuesday. Andy on Saturday. I emailed Jude (politely) and she emailed me back saying Accounts were promising two payments on Sunday. I had to ask if that was two …

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My Meeting With Anwar & Anthony & Jasmine


I like Anwar and Abdul but the fact is this company breeds distrust and so I find it hard to believe their motives. Last week, I got a call from a rather nervous sounding Abdul telling me I was needed over at the ATG headquarters (ATG1). Was I about to be fired? I asked him why. Rather …

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