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Farouq Taj
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At the #barbershop getting my son a traditional haircut.
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What about coins? when you take out your notes and pay for something where do you put the change?
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+Federico Pelayo Wouldn't consider that a "coin purse" - only 1 or 2 coins would fit and it's difficult to get into and out of that. It's more of an emergency or permanent pocket. I have an NFC Tag in mine so if I want to share my Contact info with someone, if they have a phone with NFC they can tap the front of my wallet and import my contact info.
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Love is a gift to us from God.

Love is a cement that glues us to each other and God. Keeps civilisation going against all odds. 

It is unconditional. It has nothing to do with agreement and does not belong to one specific group.

It is empowering. If you love your enemy how can you be conquered? For each group there is a path to God. The will of God is diversity. For his servants to take different paths to him. God says compete with each other in Goodness. 

Each group should compete with each other in doing good. Rather than fight each other for domination.  

Interesting stuff that goes against the grain of conventional thinking within religious groups.
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Essential listening. The root cause of poverty. http://pca.st/eu8B 
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Hi Mickel, I still use the TMI time management system but not the binder itself. The reason for this is that the binder became an administrative burden given the frequency of changes taking place to my calendar schedule. I work in telecoms which is a very fast changing environment with frequent meeting changes. I found that I was constantly rubbing out entries and re-entering them.
In my view the organisational system, with goals, key areas, elephant tasks etc. is the best there is. The TMI company have sadly failed to utilise technology to implement the system. They ought to have developed an app based and/or web based binder. 
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A useful summary of government debt and the deficit that is being talked about so much.
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David Cameron hasn't thought this through.
David Cameron says there should be no "means of communication" which "we cannot read" -- and no doubt many in his party will agree with him, politically. But if they understood the technology, they would be shocked to their boots.
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We need more than mere statements of condemnation from our governments. There ought to be intense diplomatic pressure backed by economic sanctions to force change in Saudi Arabia. 

I don't expect anything beyond verbal criticism from our government as the importance of commercial trade is placed above ethics.  #SaudiArabia #RaifBadawi #Opression  
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I design converged WAN solutions and love photography
Introduction

I am an experienced pre-sales/sales engineer with a successful track record of winning bids with converged MPLS based global network solutions.

I have knowledge and experience of gaining an understanding of the business needs of customers and ensuring all the key components of any technical solution have been identified and their costs understood.

Specialties

SIP based voice services, MPLS WAN, integrated Internet, service management wrap, SLA regimes, bid responses

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I take photos with a Nikon D7000 with either the standard kit lens (18-55mm) or a 35mm lens.

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Design of converged WAN solutions
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Telecommunications, MPLS, Pre-Sales, WAN, SIP, Unified Communications, Managed services, VoIP, IPVPN, IP
Employment
  • Vodafone Global Enterprise
    Solutions Consultant, 2013 - present
  • Level 3 Communications
    Sales Engineer, 2011 - 2013
  • Orange Business Services
    Solutions Consultant, 2000 - 2011
  • Northern Telecom (Nortel), Newbridge Networks (Alcatel), Anixter, Global One, Equant, Orange Business Services,
    Software engineer
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I've been taking my car to Reliance autos for quite a few years and found them to be trustworthy and reliable. Hope they continue to provide the excellent service for years to come.
Public - 5 months ago
reviewed 5 months ago
I used Michael's telephone engineering services twice and he is excellent. His work and advice has been very helpful to me and I would recommend him to anyone who has issues with telephone or broadband services.
Public - 8 months ago
reviewed 8 months ago
Beautiful selection of children's clothing. My wife bought some gifts for her nephew and niece and found the service excellent.
Public - 9 months ago
reviewed 9 months ago
The inside is like a fridge due to the air conditioning so we sat at the tables outside. It is very busy with the tables mostly occupied. I'd recommend using the self-service points where you place your own order and pay by card. You can then avoid queuing and go straight to the fast service counter to collect the order.
Public - 9 months ago
reviewed 9 months ago
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There is a lift available for wheelchair users to access the first floor. Queues can develop during busy periods. They make a note of your language and number of people as you queue and will then ensure your understood by the waiter when seated. Service was reasonably fast considering how busy they were. We found the food and pricing quite reasonable.
Public - 8 months ago
reviewed 8 months ago
We found ourselves in the middle of a torrential downpour. Saw this store and popped in to see if we could find an umbrella or waterproof jacket. Bought two umbrellas which were very expensive but we had no choice. They appear to stock premium branded products, it appeared expensive compared to what we would pay for similar products in the UK.
Public - 9 months ago
reviewed 9 months ago
This has to be the oddest building that I've ever seen and visited. The architect has avoided straight lines and square angles using curves throughout. Even the internal doors are curved. Good use of windows and skylights ensures an even distribution of natural lighting throughout the building. Wheelchair users can access all the floors apart from the roof terrace. Note however that the lift itself is very small and may not accommodate large wheelchairs. The staff were friendly and helpful making sure we didn't miss out on anything. The audio guide is excellent providing valuable information as you go through the building. I would recommend purchasing the tickets online to avoid time queuing.
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Public - 9 months ago
reviewed 9 months ago