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…

Life’s fusion

A mosque, the crescent and the palm – three symbols of life in the Gulf – are seen in this one picture taken during sunset at the Al Ghous Corniche in Muharraq, Bahrain. Bahrain is an Islamic nation in name but is a melting pot of all of the world’s major religions, whose followers stay…

That’s the summit

When you look down, all you see is the dirt; and when you look up, you see the summit! –Looking up at the Manama skyline, Winter 2015