James Piecowye thinking out loud

Ideas, inspiration and a bit of random.

Great Indie Music from the Middle East

This is easily the best hour of radio in the UAE. For just under an hour we play some of the coolest Middle Eastern indie tunes and have a conversation about what we think. Adam is the music detective here. There are always a few surprises on the playlist! Play this show and share it. […]

What about that workplace bully?

We had a great question on Nightline this week, we asked how you are dealing with the workplace bully. I was joined by Dr. James Kelley www.drjameskelley.com, a professor of business at UAEU and we tried to unpack the issue.   We had a great chat with an educator and school psychologist, Marie Carmen, who gave […]

Talking to Bikingman these guys are cool

It is always interesting to speak to people who have had a cool idea and then gone and taken it and turned it into something Well Axel and Andreas have done that with BIKINGMAN. http://bikingman.com/en/ http://www.guinnessworldrecords.com/world-records/451489-fastest-time-to-cycle-the-length-of-south-america-cartagena-to-ushuaia-by-a-tea I love the fact that these guys fell into cycling and it is a pretty recent thing. I love […]

Your Weekly Music Fix

One of the things you learn very fast when you have the opportunity to listen to radio from around the world is that there is not a lot of local music being played anywhere. What is going on with the indie music scene in the UAE is not much different anywhere around the world, it […]

A conversation with Richard Thaler

Most people are aware that by day I am a professor at Zayed University and by night I am a talk radio host on dubaieye 103.8fm. My night time vocation has allowed me to have some very interesting conversations with some very interesting people. In 2009, a little while ago, I had the opportunity to […]

Thoughts on Trump?

The President of the United States of America is if nothing else a person who ignites passion in people. Granted the passion that Mr. Trump is igniting is at the extremes and the passion that is being ignited can be as divisive as it is uniting. I think it is interesting to ponder the Trump […]

Amazing how you lose track of time

It seems I am so caught up with my work at Zayed University, Nightline and CreativeMornings that I seem to have put down my pen when it comes to posting here. The final touches have just been put on the playlist for this weeks Indie Music Jukebox, all music from the Middle East. So, here is a […]

Inspiration through conversation.

I had the opportunity to talk to Noush Like Sploosh several weeks back and her words are still echoing in my mind. I speak to many artists through what I do on DubaiEye and they are all very interesting but Noush had something more going on. What I came away from our conversation was a new level of […]

Some great music from a new band Monteath

The opportunity to sit down with a new band and have a conversation and listen to their music is a very special moment. Josh Monteath is an artist I have been following for a while he is young and fresh with his music. What I didn’t know was that going solo and acoustic was a necessity […]

What is it about litter?

It is hard to understand why so many people continue to litter today. The reality that we are drowning in litter is undeniable. Here are some articles that drive home how big the litter issue is. http://www.litteritcostsyou.org/9-interesting-facts-and-statistics-about-littering/ http://www.surfrider.org/coastal-blog/entry/wordwide-litter-stats http://7days.ae/turn-tide%E2%80%88clear-trash-beach/92601 http://gulfnews.com/news/uae/environment/dubai-municipality-cracks-down-on-littering-1.1308149 http://www.thenational.ae/uae/environment/50-per-cent-of-camels-deaths-caused-by-litter-in-uae http://7days.ae/eco-group-hits-out-at-litterbugs-in-the-uae The Podcast on Litter From Nightline.  

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