WIZR - written by Keith Wells and illustrated by Peter McMahon - Kuwait

This blog is dedicated to Keith Wells, the late Peter McMahon and their creation: Wizr - Kuwait's greatest driver. Keith Wells worked at the Arab Times in Kuwait sometime during the late 70s, early 80s. His articles about life in Kuwait have been compiled in a number of books, that are very hard to come by. As there is almost no information on WIZR on the net, this blog will endeavour to be a reference point for all WIZR fans still out there.

Saturday, June 05, 2010

Keith Wells

Keith Wells studied English at the University of Kent at Canterbury and Washington University. He spent a year in Jeddah before coming to Kuwait in January 1977. He worked at the Arab Times from 1979 to 1983 and was founder Editor of the Arab Times Supplement. After leaving the magazien he edited and presented a weekly television magazine called "Take Two." From 1983 to 1985 he was the Editor of both the Kuwaiti Digest and the Newsletter of Dar Al Athar. He is the author of the popular Wirz book, three volumes of light-hearted stories about Kuwait. With Dr David Clayton he has recently written a book called "Discovering Kuwait's Wildlife." He is currently (in 1987) working as a teacher in the English Department at Kuwait University.
(Kuwait: a personal view - 1987)
Picture from EvilSanta
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