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16 Jul, '070 Comments

Bahrain was famed throughout its history for its palm groves so much that is was – at one point – said to be called “The Land of the Million Palms”; sadly, this is no longer true due to various reasons the most important of which is the tremendous growth this country has experienced through urban […]

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The water hyacinths have opened

The water hyacinths have opened

16 Jul, '070 Comments

The water hyacinth has opened, originally uploaded by malyousif. I got three water hyacinths yesterday for the pond, as well as a top-up of the butterfly plant and a little dogweed to provide shade for the fish especially now that the temperature in Bahrain is on the increase, and to add colour and texture to […]

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Welcome to “Mahmood Talk”

Welcome to “Mahmood Talk”

11 Jul, '0715 Comments

Come on in, my friends, have a seat on my comfortable couch, relax, have a cup of chai and let’s talk a while! You want to discuss a topic of your own and wish to know how others perceive it? You have a burning question that needs an answer? You have a creative idea and […]

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Summer siesta to be rolled out tomorrow

Summer siesta to be rolled out tomorrow

11 Jul, '076 Comments

Much to the chagrin of some contractors, it looks like the Ministry of Labour is rolling out their Ministerial Order for outdoors work stoppage from 12 noon to 4pm starting tomorrow. The Order was apparently published in the Official Gazette today. I got this cute poster from the Ministry of Labour to celebrate the event:

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Waterlily

Waterlily

10 Jul, '070 Comments

Nothings, originally uploaded by malyousif.

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