Market 338

Bahrain’s annual Market 338 is back. More than 40 top designers and artists from the Gulf region have come together to showcase their work,for the second year in a row. After its successful launch last year, the event is even bigger and better, and will feature musical performances, pop-up cafes, lectures, workshops and specially commissioned…

Power up

I found this chopper, probably  carrying professional photographers on assignment, hovering around two of Bahrain’s most famous landmarks, the Bahrain World Trade Centre and the Bahrain Financial Harbour, and stopped to take some pictures of my own. In the resultant shot, with the flying machine caught right in the middle of the trade centre’s twin…

Seagulls…

They have flown in again this winter. Seagulls, our winter guests, who land first in Bahrain, just before the other tourists come in. Unlike human guests, these cool white-feathered friends make this country their home through winter, and stay back to enjoy every shade of the cool weather. It’s such a humbling experience to watch…

Beyond eyeballs

A picture speaks louder than words. Yes, that’s true. I have been in this area in in Bahrain’s Seef district hundreds of times and have waited at this particular traffic signal on as many occasions but have never, ever seen the sight you see in this picture. The Citibank headquarters on the left and the…

Bloom Time

A visit to the Princess Sabeeka Park in Bahrain’s Awali township can always throw up some interesting sights as these four pictures, signifying the end of the summer and arrival of winter. There are still some remnants of dried leaves and shrubs while the ants are busy stocking up for what could be a cold…