This, too, is life

When I took these pictures, all I had in mind were portraits. But when I looked at them later, I could “see” a lot more. The pain, the longing, the forlorn looks, the emptiness, the hope and, perhaps, the hunger. These two men are among the countless millions around the world who are not only…

Soaking in the sunset

It’s the sunset again, without the sun this time. Bahrain’s Tubli coast is not known to attract very many migratory birds and certainly not during this time of the year when temperatures are touching 40C. However, this pretty bird (looks like a Japanese crane) seemed oblivious to the hot weather and ventured out into the…

Pigeons’ cat

To most people, this might look bizarre. A cat among pigeons! And everyone seems to be perfectly at home. I have never known cats and birds to co-exist and remember once seeing a feline ruthlessly ‘execute’ the neighbour’s pet parrot. Which led him to bring another one and that, too, was summarily taken apart. In…