He still cycles to work

Bicycles might be down and out for most of us as a regular mode of transport, especially outside of some countries in Western Europe, but the humble gardener still uses the trusty mode of transport. When I was a kid, the gardener came on a bicycle and, now, several decades later, he still comes on…


The Walkway on the Coast

A crisp winter evening, clear skies and hardly anyone on this rather artistic wooden walking bridge over the Arad Bay in Bahrain makes for an interesting ‘capture.’ Hundreds of people would normally be here every evening but the 13 degrees ‘chill’ is perhaps keeping most away. That’s, of course, ‘cold’ by Bahrain standards!

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Park Royale

The sun sets over Bahrain’s Arad Bay with scores of walking enthusiasts going about their daily business even as the severe summer heat has eased over the last few days. A sunset in Bahrain always presents a most beautiful sight and comes up with something unique each time it is photographed.

The camera sees it all

Resting a while after a walk in Arad, and fiddling with the camera, I randomly took a few pictures. Realising it was dark and not much could be “seen”, I nevertheless snapped away. And, to my surprise, came up with what I thought were some rather unusual shots. There’s an enthusiastic jogger running past me…

Cheat Day at the Walkway

We went out for a drive this evening! It was meant to be just a drive. Ended up at the local McDonald’s store and burgers and wraps followed (what else). We still wanted to “drive around” so we did. Did not wish to go home at that stage so drove to one of our favourite…


The Waltz

I snapped these majestic words taking a walk along the Arad Bay in Bahrain. It was a sight to see them make their way across the rising tide but not really moving much. While common to spot storks and other migratory birds on the coastline, I have rarely spotted so many in one group.

Love Birds

This beautiful “couple” was spotted near the Bahrain International Airport. The stork “interaction”, even if it was two weeks after Valentines Day, took place as the high tide was coming in at the Arad Walkway, providing hundreds of evening walkers with an interesting interlude.