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Salam Adil · April, 2006

- not my real name. Why? I run a well known Arab company and blogging lets me say what I really think without worrying about who is reading. I am an Iraqi who has lived nearly all my life in London. I feel blogs give people a small snapshot into the worlds of ordinary people from their front door, which the media cannot. Without blogging you would only ever see the journalists side of the picture.
Finally – I also blog. You can read my thoughts at http://asterism.blogspot.com

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Latest posts by Salam Adil from April, 2006

28 April 2006

Landing at the Iraqi Blogodrome

Iraqi bloggers pose something of puzzle for the mainstream media. The quality of the writing is good and bloggers sometimes have better news than their own reporters. But how do...

20 April 2006

Landing at the Iraqi Blogodrome

As a postscript to the 1970 Gil Scot Heron poem ‘The Revolution Will Not Be Televised‘, There will be no highlights on the eleven o'clock news… The Revolution Will Not...

13 April 2006

Flying over the Iraqi Blogodrome

I am still on holiday and the blogs are still running. So here is a summary of what I liked up to the point my kids wake up… First a...

9 April 2006

Flying Over the Iraqi Blogodrome

This weeks post is going to be short (at least that is what I am planning as I type). I am on holiday – but the blogs keep turning. Blogging...

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