Time for Lunch

Roadside workers sitting down to have a meal has always been one of the best sights anywhere. These men, coming from diverse backgrounds and of different nationalities, find time to get together as they take a break from work and present a picture of bonhomie, camaraderie and togetherness that can only come when they are…


They are back

They are back! Bahrain’s annual vacationers – the migratory birds – have returned! The first real sign of the weather easing up, cool evenings and mornings, is our feathered friends on the Arad coast. Taken this evening, this picture conveys just the start of the winter which, experts say, will be “severe” this time round,…

The Pier

Sunset Pier

The sun had long gone down. But as I stepped on to this makeshift pier in Muharraq, there was this ‘glimmer’ of light that seemed to tell me to snap it up. This picture, taken on HDR settings, is my first such attempt. Of course, the tripod and the remote shutter came in handy!


Going Home

This municipal worker is heading home after a tiring day’s work in the heart of Manama’s financial district. He is obviously not bothered by the hot summer sun beating down and the noisy traffic all around him as he walks briskly, possibly towards the waiting company transport and, hopefully, a hot, fresh meal. It is…


They are also human

I took these pictures this afternoon from my fourth floor kitchen window as I arrived home from work. As the food heated, I wondered what these men might have had for lunch – or whether they would have eaten at all. I also wondered why we forget how much hardships for some people, while others…


Blogger at Two

Today is Day One of my third year at blogging. When I started in 2013, I had already made an unsuccessful attempt at a presence in cyberspace so I was not sure what it would be like a third time. However, instead of writing, I started with pictures – to showcase my ‘alleged’ skills with…