I got rid of the colour on this rather ordinary picture and saw it looked like a shot out of an ancient photography book. Though there are a few things that give the picture away, like the modern bridge in the background and the outboard motors on boats, the look and ‘feel’ of this fishing village on the outskirts of Muharraq give it a period … Continue reading Period Look
This boat, like several others on the Muharraq coast in Bahrain, has surely seen better days. As with many others, it has possibly helped in many a catch over the years but now lies dilapidated and uncared for. If only we cared for those who once cared for and provided for us, the world would be a better place! Continue reading Rotting Fishing Boat
The roadside drive-by cafe is a busy place late in the evening on Bahrain’s Muharraq Island. Continue reading The Coffee Run
I spent an hour sitting in my living room balcony last night, just looking at the traffic pass by. Then I looked at the lights in the several skyscrapers around me. And that’s when I got the camera. Every window seems to have a story to tell and so does the traffic. The makeshift weekend parking lot adjoining a construction site tells a tale of … Continue reading City Lights!
Traditional fishing dhows ready to leave the Sitra Fishing Harbour in Bahrain with the seagulls seemingly getting set to lead the way. Continue reading Taking Off
Stopping on the roadside to buy roasted and salted peanuts shows some signs of the winter sill remain even as day temperatures soar. It is said of the Bahrain winter though it may show signs of going away rather soon, it will give us a last parting kick before it finally goes away. Continue reading Winter Nuts
It’s all very good that Mr Obama came to India and literally took the country by storm. He then went back and within a few days ruffled a whole lot of feathers when he spoke about alleged religious intolerance in the land of Mahatma Gandhi. We were very gracious hosts to the American president but his words annoyed a lot of us. However, we let … Continue reading America, Stop This !!