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#freesharif – Ebrahim Sharif’s court statement documents political leaders torture and ill treatment

#freesharif – Ebrahim Sharif’s court statement documents political leaders torture and ill treatment

6 Jun, '124 Comments

I can’t but stop and contemplate what real leaders go through to ensure that the rest of us stand a chance of a better life in our own countries. These courageous men and women sacrificed and continue to pay for our freedom; yet, they unjustly languish in jails which are closer to hell than being rehabilitation […]

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The Devil’s Tongue is flowering

The Devil’s Tongue is flowering

5 Jun, '120 Comments

The plants in the xeriscaped garden outside my house continues to flourish. I took this picture this morning as I noticed the wonderful buds starting to form on a very healthy looking Devil’s Tongue Barrel (Ferocactus latispinus). Have a look at these for its previous flowering. The almost plastic looking yellow and red flowers are […]

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Happy Cycus

Happy Cycus

27 May, '120 Comments

One of the two happy Cycuses in my garden. Love the fresh green color of the new growth.

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Peace through Media Award

Peace through Media Award

19 May, '122 Comments

A well deserved award for Dr Mansoor Al-Jamri and his paper. Al-Wasat has proven itself the only independent newspaper in Bahrain if not the Gulf and beyond. While I have become more skeptical of late, I tend to give news articles much more credence than any of the other papers in Bahrain and its columns, […]

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The Adenium has a New Home

The Adenium has a New Home

18 May, '120 Comments

Inspired by a picture of a huge adenium in flower I saw in a Facebook friend’s profile, and others I have seen on the Internet and comparing them with what I have in a pot, I resolved to plant it in the ground and let it grow. I believe I got the right spot for […]

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