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Shanghai and Small Mercies

Shanghai and Small Mercies

17 May, '1121 Comments

Just arrived in Shanghai this afternoon and checked in to a lovely hotel on the The Bund and overlooking the Huangpu river. You see the view from my room above. Quite nice. First impressions of Shanghai is nothing short of “wow” mixed in with “oh shit!” and an occasional “daaaaamn!”. Let me explain: From the […]

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Bananas!

Bananas!

13 Nov, '090 Comments

Bananas!, originally uploaded by malyousif. It’s almost mid November and Bahrain’s weather is still in the 30s C. No wonder the plants are confused. The banana tree is showing a new crop, in November! Although it’s Friday the 13th today, do have a fantastic and peaceful Friday my friends.

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Serenity

Serenity

23 Oct, '090 Comments

Serenity, originally uploaded by malyousif. A butterfly on the lantana. Happy Friday my friends.

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Communal Bath

Communal Bath

23 Oct, '091 Comment

Communal Bath, originally uploaded by malyousif. My favourite thing in my garden is the simple bird bath I placed just outside my study. I get hours of joy just watching birds and insects using it in various ways. Have a wonderful Friday my friends.

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Portulaca

Portulaca

4 Sep, '090 Comments

Portulaca, originally uploaded by malyousif. Happy Friday! There isn’t much happening in the garden at the moment; end of summer, still hot and barely recovering from the onslaught on the house by the painters. Only the toughest plants are flowering at the moment: this portulaca in the Cauldron, some lantanas and of course the frangipanis. […]

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