• April 23, 2017
    Last updated 12 minutes ago

Articles by Mahmood Saberi

  • Never flush your iPad down airplane toilet
    Mar 28, 2017 Mahmood Saberi, Special to Gulf News
    Trump order will soon have everyone treating their gadgets as contraband that must be got rid of in the loo
  • Should I insure my face or my car?
    Apr 18, 2017 Mahmood SaberiSpecial to Gulf News
    Yesterday’s crooks kidnapped victims just for their thumbprints to open safes. In today’s age of facial-recognition technology, that’s disconcerting
  • Do not make fun of my favourite food
    Apr 11, 2017 Mahmood Saberi, Special to Gulf News
    Anything you say nowadays has to be weighed carefully before you utter something about someone’s silly looking food. It’s becoming quite difficult living in such a politically correct world
  • Never hit airline staff with footwear
    Apr 04, 2017 Mahmood Saberi, Special to Gulf News
    Being unruly comes at a cost, and in the case of one Indian lawmaker, a ban from flying and the possibility of a lifetime of painful 22-hour drives
  • Making bureaucrats come to work on time
    Mar 21, 2017 Mahmood SaberiSpecial to Gulf News
    Diktat by Uttar Pradesh’s new chief secretary to cause angst in the many households where the breadwinner is a civil servant
  • Mystery behind President Trump’s taped tie
    Mar 14, 2017 Mahmood SaberiSpecial to Gulf News
    Sadly, money does not buy taste and Trump continues to wear that tie stuck on with tape
  • Double, double toil and trouble ...
    Feb 28, 2017 Mahmood SaberiSpecial to Gulf News
    Apparently some Americans have gone completely out of their mind as they do not know what else to do as their democratically-elected president is slowly taking away their democratic rights
  • Why married men do not have close friends
    Feb 21, 2017 Mahmood SaberiSpecial to Gulf News
    the common notion that single people are lonely and unhappy is untrue
  • On being Queen’s Twerp or social media expert
    Feb 14, 2017 Mahmood Saberi, Special to Gulf News
    I continued reading the advert and it said the right candidate must be university educated with an ‘eye to the future’ and experience of managing websites
  • Home remedies to fight flu
    Feb 08, 2017 Mahmood Saberi, Special to Gulf News
    It’s funny how every one turns into a health-care expert when you get the sniffles
  • Who can retire like a millionaire these days?
    Feb 02, 2017 Mahmood SaberiSpecial to Gulf News
    I do not even relate to the cliche, Life is a Beach, because I hate the jellyfish that sting
  • Vegans love to eat gluten that resembles chicken
    Jan 24, 2017 Mahmood SaberiSpecial to Gulf News
    One can’t help shake their head at musings of a world where man and chicken learn to love each other and live side by side as neighbours
  • Cat that adopted the whole neighbourhood
    Jan 17, 2017 Mahmood SaberiSpecial to Gulf News
    If you have been living here for a while, you will soon find out that Dubaiins are people that are kind to stray animals and also ready to help humans who have fallen on bad times
  • Can’t stop working after office hours
    Jan 10, 2017 Mahmood SaberiSpecial to Gulf News
    Instead of an email, a phone call wakes you just as things were going nicely and just as you were taking the huge pizza box from the delivery guy — in your dream
  • Celebrating a stress-free New Year
    Jan 03, 2017 Mahmood SaberiSpecial to Gulf News
    I felt no pressure or stress about trying to enjoy myself at the dawn on 2017
  • Turning the page for a brand New Year
    Dec 27, 2016 Mahmood SaberiSpecial to Gulf News
    Psychologists tell us how writing down our goals gives you impetus to achieve them