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September 29, 2003

Alastair Campbell

This morning on my way to work, I was feeling sorry for myself then I bumped into Alastair Campbell jogging. Then I thought "Things could always get worse!". Contrary to Labour Party's theme tune "Things can only get better".

Posted by mehrdad at 06:14 PM | Journal 2003 |

September 28, 2003

Krishna & Mehrdad


Posted by mehrdad at 03:36 PM | Look-alikes |

September 27, 2003


Check Afsaneh Bahrami's funny article. I think she is Iran's answer to Am?lie. She has the same sense of humour and the resemblance is uncanny!


Posted by mehrdad at 11:33 AM | Look-alikes |

September 26, 2003

HP Sauce


This HP sauce will go well with the DELL barbecue.

Posted by mehrdad at 08:45 PM | Technology |

September 25, 2003



How to make good use of an old Dell computer.
(Original picture courtesy of Iranian.com)

Posted by mehrdad at 12:11 AM | Technology |

September 21, 2003

Beckham in Tehran


Photos of David Beckham have been blacked out on billboards in Tehran (view image), in a backlash against Western cultural influence (BBC). I think the advertisers could have got away with the above picture!

Posted by mehrdad at 11:19 PM | Politics 2003 |

September 15, 2003



Not an H-Bomb but an HB-Bomb! Has anyone noticed the similarity between Iranian Scud missiles and HB pencils?

Posted by mehrdad at 11:12 PM | Look-alikes |

Witch hunt

Superintendent Ali Dizaei, an Iranian-born British police officer, who claims he has been subjected to a "witch hunt" since joining the Metropolitan Police, has been acquitted of dishonesty. Click here for more.

Posted by mehrdad at 07:27 PM | Journal 2003 |

September 11, 2003

9/11 s

On 9/11/1906 Mahatma Ghandi addressed mass meeting of Indians at Johannesburg and began a crusade of non-violence. His campaign shaped a new way of thinking about resolving conflict. The 9/11/2001 followed by calls for revenge and war. It is sad that two years after the terror attacks, the world is less united than it was in the immediate aftermath. There is also 9/11/1973 which we should all remember.

Posted by mehrdad at 06:44 PM | Politics 2003 |

September 04, 2003

Privileged minority

Global Rich List is a new site, where you input your annual wage and it shows where you stand globally. It is an eye-opener for the privileged minority.

Posted by mehrdad at 08:20 PM | Politics 2003 |

September 03, 2003

Back in London


Yesterday we got back to London. These were the highlights of our holiday:

  • Attended Heike and Moncho's wedding in Bayrischzell.

  • Hiked at Wendelstein.

  • Visited Veronika at St. Gallen in Switzerland with its beautiful Old Town, Cathedral, "Stift" Abbey Library, and picturesque countryside.

  • Visited Munich and had "Weiner schnitzel mit Pommes und Radler"!

Posted by mehrdad at 09:03 PM | Travelogues |