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The Thing About Bahrain Is...

The Thing About Bahrain Is…

It was genuinely surprising to read that Bahrain had been voted one of the world’s best expat destinations. An overwhelming majority of folks seem to love living in this tiny country. After three years of living here, I can understand a lot of the positives […]

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Isa Town Local Market

The charm of Isa Town Local Market

Flea markets, jumble sales, car boot sales—they weren’t places I visited often, if ever come to think of it. Aside from the odd jumble sale put on at school for charity. And those I can barely remember. I’d heard about a flea market here in […]

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Al Fateh Grand Mosque

A walk around Al Fateh Grand Mosque

It took nearly three years but it’s done—finally ticked off Al Fateh Grand Mosque off the places to visit list. Built in 1987, Al Fateh Grand Mosque is one of the largest mosques in the world. A fact I didn’t know until I looked up […]

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Hazy, lazy, Bahrain

Bahrain in Photos: Dust

Dust storms aren’t uncommon in Bahrain. Far from a weekly, or even monthly occurrence. But I’ve got used to seeing “widespread dust” as a weather forecast on my phone. They can last an entire day, or be burned up in the midday sun. Sometimes the […]

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One month down—eleven more to go

One month down—eleven more to go

The other day I said to Anish, “the photo-a-day 365 project’s going well so far. It’s not felt difficult and I haven’t missed a single day yet”. It’s only been a month. But in the spirit of remembering to recognise and be proud of my […]

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Favourite Moments of 2016

Favourite Moments of 2016

The idea for this post started out as a “favourite photos of the year.” A post where I share my favourite photos that I’ve taken in the last year. The ones that I think are “the best”. But that felt a little boring. And in […]

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A short boat ride to Bu Maher Fort

A short boat ride to Bu Maher Fort

I’ve been patiently waiting for the weather to cool down enough to where I can be outside comfortably during the day, for an extended period of time, without having a river of sweat streaming down my back. Almost there. Regardless, last weekend I took a […]

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It’s like thunder! Lightning…

It’s like thunder! Lightning…

This isn’t going to turn into “oh my god, did you see the sky” kind of blog. But, oh my god, did you see the sky? Well, no you didn’t. Not these skies above Bahrain. Unless you live in Bahrain too – in which case, […]

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