BAN ON MIDDAY WORKING OUTDOORS

Small contracting companies are ignoring a ruling from the Ministry of Civil Service Affairs and Housing banning work on construction site between 11.30am and 3pm until August 31, according to the local newspaper. A noted Muslim cleric has criticised such firms on television, stating that Islam forbids work on open sites from 12 noon to […]

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The late Caroline Kearney

Still attempting to come to terms with terrible news I got on Thursday. Triathlete Caroline Kearney, daughter of Ann, has died, aged only 24. She was in an accident while training with a group on her bike last Wednesday, near St Raphael, in the south of France, where she was training full-time with her sights […]

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Interdplmt Htl

When you write in Arabic, you leave out the vowels. The owner of this sabubrious looking establishment has carried the logic over into English – the correct name in case you can’t guess is ‘Interdiplomat’. So now when you come to town, you know where to go!

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Have to share this with you all…

(Form today’s newspaper, written by Indians, hence the gorgeous archaic style…) Public security sleuths have mounted vigil on cyber cafes across the city after three Asian employees of an Internet café were recently caught accessing pornographic websites that were blocked by the local telecome company. . The café to which the nabbed trio belonged was […]

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Have to share this with you all…

(Form today’s newspaper, written by Indians, hence the gorgeous archaic style…) Public security sleuths have mounted vigil on cyber cafes across the city after three Asian employees of an Internet café were recently caught accessing pornographic websites that were blocked by the local telecome company. . The café to which the nabbed trio belonged was […]

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Cats in the Shade

Sorry – yet another image of feral cats, this time a mother and her kitten lurking under one of this town’s most famous landmarks. Went out early last Saturday morning at around 7.45am to get shots of this monument when the sun was shining on it. Very pleased with the result – and the walking […]

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