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Night flowering Cereus, originally uploaded by malyousif.A wonderful cactus in full bloom at The Garden Nursery in Barbar. With the soup of a dust storm outside (thanks to Iraq for this gift!) you’d better stay inside and watch TV or cruise some sites. Have a wonderful Friday my friends, I hope tomorrow will be a better day, weather-wise.update: Anne just corrected me and told me that this plant is not actually the “Night Flowering …

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The Garden Nursery

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The Garden Nursery, originally uploaded by malyousif.My friend Rami and I visited Anne Al-Jalahma’s "The Garden Nursery" this morning, despite the horrendous weather we are experiencing in Bahrain – thanks to the huge Iraqi sandstorm earlier in the week – the nursery itself was a sight for sore eyes and a replenishment for the soul. It is the ONLY nursery in Bahrain that I felt is made and maintained by a gardener for gardeners. It …

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The Garden Nursery

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The Garden Nursery, originally uploaded by malyousif.My friend Rami and I visited Anne Al-Jalahma’s "The Garden Nursery" this morning, despite the horrendous weather we are experiencing in Bahrain – thanks to the huge Iraqi sandstorm earlier in the week – the nursery itself was a sight for sore eyes and a replenishment for the soul. It is the ONLY nursery in Bahrain that I felt is made and maintained by a gardener for gardeners. It …

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Vlog 41: The Nasfah

The 15th of Sha’abaan, the 8th month on the Muslim Hijri calendar holds special significance to Shi’a Muslims. On that night – called the Nasfah – they celebrate the birth of their last Imam, Imam Al-Mahdi, the 12th and last Shi’a Imam who went into occultation in 939AD. It is said that on his reappearance he will establish justice in the world and save humanity. That’s the historical perspective. The practical one is that it’s yet …

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