In Bahrain, the citizen seems to be the unquenchable fount of money. Funds which most here are in desperate need of, are dragged out of our pockets by unremitting fines, fees and other government charges and levies. Last month, the Traffic Dept had its fun by sending us speeding fines that were more than a […]
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.
Yellow Canna, a photo by malyousif on Flickr. I love these unassuming plants. They take over the area they’re planted in, and even when not in flower, their tightly packed stalks, texture and colors of their leaves are enough to make any garden proud. But when they do flower – and they do that all […]
It’s flourishing this year, thanks for my wife’s choice of filling it to the brim with red chrysanthemums 🙂 And here’s a close-up of those gorgeous mums: If you wish, click the picture above for an original size which you can use as your desktop background, or flip it 90 degrees and use it as […]