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Understanding

“The first condition of understanding a foreign country is to smell it.”– Rudyard Kipling   It’s time for a weekly quotation-inspired image. If the quote inspires a pictorial or wordy […]
Understanding

Roads of Oman

The current Sultan of Oman, Qaboos bin Said Al Said, took over his country in 1970. With planning and support from Britain, Qaboos seized power from his father, and enthusiastically […]
Roads of Oman

Row

The Big Buddha, on Lantau Island, sits at the top of a long flight of steps. The first to greet you as you catch your breath after the climb, are two […]
Row

Viewpoint

 And the views were good. Though I’m sure the avian crowd had food, not beauty, in mind. This 240m-long crossing, the Khor Al Batah Bridge, links two suburbs of Sur. […]
Viewpoint

Love is blind

Любовь зла, полюбишь и козла Lyubov’ zla, polyubish’ i kozla I’m trying to pull my Russian back out of extinction, so that I can use it on a couple of […]
Love is blind