Tag: Miscellany

Coral reef for sale…

Coral reef for sale…

13 May, '0731 Comments

This morning’s Al-Wasat greets us with the fantastic news that the country (or someone in it) is going to be richer by almost one billion Dollars as it is (considering? selling? sold? given? gifted?) selling one of the largest constellations of coral reefs 20kms to the north of the main island. Fasht Al-Jarem is one […]

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We’ve done a UN!

We’ve done a UN!

30 Apr, '074 Comments

90 minutes, lots of talk from opinionated people, and no conclusion. Does that sound like the Arab League or the UN or any other gathering fueled by world media… What I liked about it is that no matter what these people do, and no matter how much they attack blogs and bloggers, they will come […]

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Isa Town local market panorama

Isa Town local market panorama

21 Apr, '0714 Comments

Isa Town local market – birds section – panorama (6936 x 1484), originally uploaded by malyousif. A panorama of the birds section of the Isa Town popular local market. I’ve taken a series of pictures, some of which I know that most of you would find objectionable as they show how crowded the cages are […]

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Persian WHAT?

5 Apr, '0744 Comments

Is it just me or did you guys also notice that Radio Bahrain has started using that “P” word to describe the ARABIAN Gulf? Especially in reports (I last heard it read by Gillian Wood) on the 8am news when reading about the British hostages in Iran? What’s the deal? Has that been officially sanctioned […]

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Death by PowerPoint night!

Death by PowerPoint night!

9 Mar, '0718 Comments

Most of us arrived late, including yours truly. The traffic was a killer, and getting out of Budaiya at 6.45 does NOT guarantee you arriving in Adliya at 7! So I arrived at about 7.20, the others followed a little after that. There were 3 people at Al-Bareh Café on-time, to shame us! So I […]

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