On 21st March the TSA and Homeland Security are expected to announce their banning of electronic devices larger than a mobile phone on some flights to and from the USA. This ban will be in effect on certain airlines and countries. There appears to be ten airports from eight Muslim countries affected, including Saudi Arabia, UAE, […]
The gardening season is about to start in Bahrain and I can’t wait for the weather to change for the better. However, it pays to prepare; hence, I share with you how I built my seed nursery and some gotcha’s that will help you avoid some of my mistakes. (hint: don’t over complicate things!)
As you know, we went out last weekend and grabbed a few things for the garden. We picked up five small bushes because their flowers and shape drew us. Unfortunately the garden nursery staff didn’t know the actual name of the plant. This is not the first time that I got a plant that I […]
Alright guys. I went out this morning and got the material to build my nursery. I’ll put it together this afternoon and it will be the subject of a future episode. I also took the opportunity to buy some plants: a fig tree, a cheeko tree, an adenium, an indoor fern and a few flowering […]
Fed up of politics… yes I know that today is an important milestone for Bahrain jurisprudence with the impending Appeal Court decision regarding the 21 political leaders and other assorted activists, but even with that, let’s just pose a second and enjoy these flowers… and the calm.
Penelope is on fire! Only a couple of weeks ago this majestic tree adorning our front garden was bare. Naked. Unclothed. But within just a few days it has sprouted all of its leaves and buds which have now started to open up and, typical of this tree, started to shed the flowers all around […]