The Patiala Peg story

That the Punjabis (read Sikhs) love their drink is no secret. But in the city of Patiala, known for its royally extravagant lifestyle and very tall men, they love it even more. The “Patiala Peg” is famous worldwide but not many know the real reason why it has been so named. The accompanying illustrations will throw some light on the phenomenon about which even I … Continue reading The Patiala Peg story

Where cats rule the roost

Originally posted on bahrainiablog:
Despite so much hullabaloo about dogs, dog fights, abandoned dogs, stray dogs and malnourished or maltreated dogs in the Bahrain Press you do not really get to see dogs in certain parts of the island. There is no trace of any dogs [except pets on leash] in Adliya, Zinj, Juffair, even Gudaibiya, Manama or Busaiteen. The menace seems to be confined… Continue reading Where cats rule the roost