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The Mound

17 Oct, '100 Comments

The weather has finally turned in Bahrain. It’s no longer the stifling 50C, to a much more tolerable 35-40C. It was hovering between 30-35C over the weekend, which got me to finally get out and work in the garden. And that I did. I missed doing “real” things in the garden. My garden is a […]

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Gimpy

Gimpy

13 Oct, '100 Comments

Gimpy, originally uploaded by malyousif. This tomcat originally came into our garden with an injured leg. It was horribly twisted. We couldn’t catch or persuade him to get into the cat box to take him to the vet. Frances – being the complete softy – decided to start feeding him and put a plate of […]

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Rangoon creeper is flowering

Rangoon creeper is flowering

11 Oct, '100 Comments

Rangoon creeper (Quisqualis indica), originally uploaded by malyousif. This climber wasn’t doing very well in a pot and it hardly flowered. I moved it into the ground last year and it seems to be happy there. After the initial shock, it’s now flowered quite nicely, much more than any time before and its scent is […]

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Tastes like chicken!

Tastes like chicken!

2 Oct, '1013 Comments

Very appropriate isn’t it? Though I must say that KFC tastes SO good when you’re starving! Hat tip: thanks Mark!!

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This Friday: Walk, Dance, Run, Skip or Jump for Charity

This Friday: Walk, Dance, Run, Skip or Jump for Charity

29 Sep, '102 Comments

Everything is in place now for the RCA Pink Walkathon which will benefit two worthy local charities: the excellent Rotary Club of Adliya and the wonderful Think Pink Bahrain. So please do spread the word and come with your friends and family. It’s two hours of doing good that will help countless needy people and their families. Your generosity will not be missed and you will have had the required exercise for the day too!

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