Culture

Unintended official racial slur?

25 Jan, '0716 Comments

Or is it symptomatic of our society? «المباحــــث» تبحــــث عــــن مريضـــــة الإيـــــدز صرح مدير عام الإدارة العامة للمباحث والأدلة الجنائية العميد فاروق سلمان المعاودة بأن الإدارة تتابع موضوع الفتاة الآسيوية المصابة بالإيدز باهتمام بالغ وشكلت فريقاً للبحث والتحري عنها وبالتنسيق مع الإدارات والجهات الأمنية كافة بعد التعميم عنها، وأن الجهود الحثيثة متواصلة لتحديد مكانها والقبض […]

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Spring of Culture is back!

Spring of Culture is back!

22 Jan, '0714 Comments

Amal alerts us that the schedule for this year’s Spring of Culture has been announced! This is the second year this excellent event is being held in Bahrain, and my goodness, the roll-call this year is for a month of complete immersion into art, music, dance, poetry, painting, theatre, recitals, and sculpture. What else can […]

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The Dome of Ma’atem Al-Ajam – Bahrain

The Dome of Ma’atem Al-Ajam – Bahrain

5 Jan, '0713 Comments

The Dome of Ma’atem Al-Ajam – Bahrain, originally uploaded by malyousif. Arif and I went to pay our respects to two separate families this morning to offer our condolences. The first is a old friend whose shop was right next to ours in the old souq and had his father pass away yesterday. That was […]

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Happy Festive Season!!

Happy Festive Season!!

24 Dec, '0616 Comments

Happy Festive Season!!, originally uploaded by malyousif. Christmas is here again, and these are part of the tradition in our household, gingerbread cookies! These were made, baked and decorated by my daughter Hanan. We wish you all a very happy festive season, and this time, all three great religions celebrate their own happy occasions almost […]

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Ramadhan Kareem

Ramadhan Kareem

23 Sep, '0620 Comments

Yateem Mosque, originally uploaded by malyousif. I wish you all a peaceful, pious and healthy Ramadhan and hope your wishes and entreaties come true.

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