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Qatar’s homegrown Evently app hopes to go from the incubation centre to every smartphone in town

May 15, 2014 | | 3 Comments

How many times have you found out about an event only after it has gone by? A common complaint people in Qatar have is about finding out about events much after they are over.

Four individuals in Qatar recognised this … Read More

From a car to cooler trucks: The journey of a raw juice entrepreneur

April 14, 2014 | | One Comment

Being an entrepreneur is no mean feat in Qatar, or anywhere else. Couple that with introducing a new lifestyle through health drinks in a country where unhealthy fast food options and health diseases are aplenty, and the challenges multiply manifold. … Read More

What’s in an Empty Cup?

April 9, 2014 | | 4 Comments

Qatar’s very own speciality café is now open for business, and its owners recount both their passion for caffeine, and the nightmarish process of setting up a business here.

Imagine tasting something so good, that you decide to start a … Read More

Artist encounter. How Hana Al Saadi’s snails took her to Damien Hirst

March 8, 2014 |

Photo courtesy: © Damien Hirst/Science Ltd., All Rights Reserved, DACS 2014

JustHere speaks to Hana Al Saadi, winner of Damien Hirst Challenge, about an experience she will never forget.

When Qatar Museums Authority held internationally renowned artist Damien … Read More

Naser Mestarihi: Achieving the impossible through rock

August 24, 2013 | | One Comment

With his debut full length LP rock album 1987 out on iTunes and Virgin Megastore outlets in the country, Qatar-based rock artist Naser Mestarihi is on a roll and there’s no stopping him. He’s on a mission to shine the spotlight … Read More

Healing With Music

June 29, 2013 | | One Comment

It was music that brought them together, and it was music that kept them together even through the darkest hours of their lives….

 

Teacher and musician, Bonnie Johnson-Williams and his wife Brenda, also a singer, share an immense love … Read More

Khalid Al-Baih: To Think, Not To Laugh

June 5, 2013 |

If Khalid Al-Baih had managed to convince a newspaper editor, we might not have in our midst the cartoonist we do now.

The political cartoonist who is currently working as a multimedia specialist, Public Arts at the Qatar Museums Authority, … Read More

Atop the Everest: A mental feat more than a physical one

May 29, 2013 |

On May 29, 1953 Edmund Hilary and Tenzing Norgay became the first men to reach the top of Mount Everest. Sixty years to the month, UAE-based quartet, Arabs with Altitude scaled the peak.

Raed Zidan (Palestine), Masound Mohammed (Iran) and … Read More

Camel with a camera

May 26, 2013 |

Inspired by an interview with Stefan Lindberg-Jones, Head Guy at Ginger Camel and founder of Think Big Qatar So what’s it all about, Alfie?

I’ve no idea who this Alfie fella is, but I can tell you about ‘Think Big … Read More

All in a Day’s Work

May 23, 2013 |

Look around Qatar. Between the construction heap and yellow hats, outside of the large SUVs and men in sharp suits, somewhere in the midst of all the glitz and dust are jobs that make us go, “I’d love to do … Read More

Fatima Al-Nesf: Living her life in cartoons

May 12, 2013 | | 2 Comments

It’s not what she does as an illustrator and story boarder at Al Jazeera Children’s Channel that she is known for; it’s for what she does outside. JustHere speaks to Qatari cartoonist Fatima Al-Nesf, creator of FatoomWORLD – a collection … Read More

Hunger Games in Doha

March 17, 2013 |

Inspired by an interview with Abraham Kamarck, founder of Doha Delivery

 

You’ve got to hand it to the people of Qatar, they love their food.

This is true, there’s no shortage of options when it comes to picking … Read More

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