Wishing all a very happy New Year 2017. Continue reading Greetings of the season
It’s the winter in all its “coolness”. And, it’s in colour. This is the time of the year when Bahrain turns green – lush green! And it’s also the season when flowers of all kinds flourish. In the little garden space that we have, this colour is seen in abundance, even with the not so great variety that we’ve managed to plant and grow. For … Continue reading It’s winter and it’s all in colour
They said it would not happen. They said these would only occupy space in our little garden. And, guess what, they were right!This is what’s appeared after two months of me defying the weather and the odds and sowing cucumber! Of course, I am not amused. But, on the other hand, I am quite satisfied something’s appeared, however tiny – and disfigured – the fruit … Continue reading At least something appeared!
Just a note to all the followers of this blog – Look into the SPAM folder on WordPress. I have, of late, found several comments from regular followers in that folder. Rather unusual. Some of these were too old to approve now, anyway but I guess lots of my comments are going into SPAM as well. Until WordPress gets a solution to this, I suggest … Continue reading Look into the SPAM folder, people!
A group of blue-collar workers in Downtown Manama pause for tea and gossip at a roadside stall. Such gatherings are common in the old part of the Bahraini capital, particularly during the weekend and a prolonged holiday! Source: Tea Time in Manama Continue reading Tea Time in Manama
Seagulls welcome early morning visitors to one of Bahrain’s favourite weekend destinations. The Al Dar Island Resort, off the coast of Sitra, is the perfect place to unwind after a hectic week at work. It presents the ideal getaway in the lap of marine and winged wildlife. Source: Welcome Party Continue reading Welcome Party
Known as Dilmun in ancient times, Bahrain’s rich trading history is reflected in numerous archaeological digs around the island. Qalat al-Bahrain site (Bahrain Fort site) is among the most exciting of them and is registered as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The fort is located atop a 17.5 hectare artificial hill that has been built while enduring over 4,000 years of continuous occupation. It is … Continue reading The archway at the Fort