Going..Going… Almost gone!!

There are perhaps the last pictures of the winter colour in our little garden. We are well into February and it’s just a matter of time the weather will begin to warm up and leave a trail of dried plants and empty patches. The petunia’s have already started drying up, the zinnia’s are losing colour…

Sunset – my favourite colour

It was almost dark when these pictures were taken, with an iPhone, on Bahrain’s Tubli coast. Once again, it’s been proven beyond doubt that sunsets in this tiny island nation are special – especially if it’s winter! The images show the water, boats, palm trees, buildings and cars – pretty much what life in Bahrain…

It’s winter and it’s all in colour

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…

Winter view

We know the winter’s here – finally – when there’s a certain nip – and colour – in the air!

Bahrain’s Bougainvillea bazaar

The Bougainvillea is out in force in Bahrain. It’s everywhere, in full bloom. While this hardy plant is perfectly capable of weathering the harsh summer, it’s rather colourless, dull and drab. But, come October and the easing of the heat, it comes out with a vengeance and shows its true element. Our own garden, in…