All posts filed under “Bahrain

Photo of the facade of residential buildings in Bahrain.

Just look up

That’s all you have to do. Look up and find another view. Living in Bahrain, with all of the high-rise apartment blocks and buildings, I did see something different every time I looked up. And that view changed with the time of day. In the […]

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Photo of an outdoor market in Bahrain.

Missing this

Weaving around plastic baskets, tables piled with kids clothes, and other seemingly random odds and ends. I don’t buy anything. Or very rarely. There’s something about walking around a souk. Even the incredibly quiet Muharraq souq, in Bahrain, on a Sunday afternoon. There isn’t anything […]

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Happy accidents

I wish I was standing a little bit more to the left. I wish there wasn’t such a breeze flapping the balloons around. I wish I’d realised the potential comedy I was capturing rather than the happy accident I came out with. But sometimes happy […]

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Fade to black

January 2019 | Manama, Bahrain

Fade to black. On a hazy, mysterious, dusty night. The horizon fades to nothing on days when the weather report is “widespread blowing dust”. These sorts of days drive me, equally, to want to huddle under blanket and wait til everything “blows” over and get […]

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A scene from another planet

January 2019 | Manama, Bahrain

It’s not just noise. It’s dust. Thick and heavy in the air. It makes the landscape look like something from another planet. Or possibly another time. In this case, definitely another planet. From the roof of the building, it looks like this scene was from […]

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