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Oh the hard life!

Oh the hard life!

8 May, '124 Comments

This is just too cute not to share here. This is George, tired again after just waking up this morning! Have a great, energy filled morning my friends 🙂

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Unneeded Escalation

Unneeded Escalation

5 May, '125 Comments

I don’t write as often here not because the absence of rich material to blog about, but after so many years of doing so, I feel that I’m now seriously in a “broken record” mode. I feel that I’ve written about so many similar situations over the past ten years and have given the same […]

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The Cassia Fistula’s Naked!

The Cassia Fistula’s Naked!

5 May, '120 Comments

The Cassia Fistula‘s almost naked now, which means that it soon will sport chandaliers of yellow flower clumps to be followed by long and hard seed pods. It sheds a couple of months later in Bahrain than it does in other parts of the world, its native south east asia mostly. It looks like we’re […]

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The Maldivian Plumerias Have Taken

The Maldivian Plumerias Have Taken

4 May, '120 Comments

My wife and I spent a fantastic and relaxing short holiday in Velassaru, one of the Maldivian Heavenly atolls. The plants on that atolls were very similar to what we have here in Bahrain: plumerias, palms and other heat tolerant plants. I particularly fell in love with two plumerias, and the elephant ear plant. I […]

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Vandalism

Vandalism

2 May, '120 Comments

I am gutted. You know I spent quite some time designing, building and planting my xeriscaped border outside my house as a contribution to my neighborhood, country and environment. Unfortunately, some vandals – most probably kids who go to the school opposite my house – continue to wreak havoc in it by willfully damaging the […]

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