Monthly Archives: May 2011

Heat and Light

The temperature here has recently been hovering around the mid 40s, and a lot more in the sun.   Once the air’s gone higher than about human body temperature, everything starts to feel rather strange.   Even with air conditioning on, walls … Continue reading

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Wadi Bani Khalid

The road to Wadi Bani Khalid is beset with dangers on all sides. Irascible camels: Vicious sand-dunes: And worst of all… cross winds! I thank you. For those who make it there alive, Wadi Bani Khalid has water in its … Continue reading

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Signs of eccentricity

One of the great pleasures of living or travelling in another country is mocking their use of signs.  Without any more ado:   And finally…

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