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Omer Alvie

Omer Alvie is a Pakistani residing in the UAE. He was born in Karachi, did his schooling in Dubai (UAE), got his college diploma in Bournemouth (England), received his degree from a university in Pennsylvania (USA), and wasted 2 years of his life trying to find a decent job in Washington, DC.<br><br>

He returned back to Dubai in the early 90s (although he seems a lot younger than that) and has been employed ever since (to the complete surprise of his parents). He is happily married (although his wife might think otherwise).<br><br>

Since completing his education, he has accomplished much for himself. His waist has expanded by 8 inches, his hair has turned grey and he has started wearing spectacles. All this despite the fact that he is only 16 years old. In his spare time he writes for his blog <a href=http://www.theoliveream.com> The Olive Ream</a>, collects milk bottles, spies on his neighbours and plays with his favourite piece of string.

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Latest posts by Omer Alvie

16 January 2006

Pakistan: Blog-o-reason

Since the dawn of civilization … no, that's not quite accurate. Since the dawn of web logs, millions of net surfers have suffered from an existential angst relating to the...

31 December 2005

Pakistan: Blog-o-New Year!

As the year comes to a close, I am forced to look back and ask myself an important question, “why the heck did I not write a post for GV...

16 December 2005

Pakistan: Blog-o-furious

Over the course of the last few months, the responses to my personal blog have become “interesting” to say the least. I am not talking about the usual comments posted...

9 December 2005

Pakistan: Blog-o-coma

Well, it happened. I got side-swiped by a colossal Boredom Truck while riding my trusted Vespa Scooter on the internet highway, surveying for relevant blogs to highlight for this post....

2 December 2005

Pakistan: Blog-O-Manic

Pakistan: Blog-O-Manic

18 November 2005

Pakistan: Blog-o-motion

Pakistan: Blog-o-motion

29 October 2005

Pakistan: Blog-o-rants

Pakistan: Blog-o-rants

21 October 2005

Pakistan: Blog-O-Drama

Pakistan: Blog-O-Drama

9 October 2005

Pakistan: Blog Response

The initial news of this massive earth quake that hit the sub-continent took us all by surprise (understandably) but the resulting devastation and 18,000 + fatalities (so far) has shocked...

27 September 2005

Pakistan: Blog-o-rama

Without a helmet, riding a Vespa scooter at 45km an hour, I headed out on the internet highway last night, swerving my way through heavy traffic (risking life and limb)...

14 September 2005

Pakistan: Blogspeak

Pakistan: Blogspeak

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