Piers

The piers of Busaiteen, Bahrain are a tourist attraction of sorts. Built of low quality wood, these temporary structures last only a season, during the winter months of December to March and have to be re-built the following year. These are mostly ‘owned’ by local fishermen or people from the area who like spending their…

Suq Art

Spotted this painting on one of the walls in Bahrain’s Old Manama Suq during the weekend Bab Al Bahrain (BAB) Market! While I have no idea what the artist is trying to convey, the expression on the face of the drawing is rather stoic and the lady’s lips are “sealed”. There is also a flower…

‘Drawing’ inspiration

I must admit, actually, I have – that I am suddenly ‘re-fascinated’ with black and white photography. Perhaps it is because of a few blogs I have read in the last few weeks that brought back memories of my younger days or perhaps it has come after looking at my late father’s ancient camera and…

Life like it is

I have no idea why this has happened but, over the last few days, I am being constantly reminded of the days of black and white photography. I remember the days of the box camera, the photographer at school with his head under a black cloth taking the class picture and the days when I…

Cloud Nine

These intricate cloud patterns in the late evening sky this evening were made for an intriguing view. Some of the pictures, with the Manama skyline and the setting sun in the background, presented an even more awesome sight, with one left wondering at the power of nature and its capacity to forever inspire and amaze!