Irkhaya Farm 8-2-20 The weather was bright and breezy as I arrived at the Farm. After the last visit when I saw numerous Golden Eagles soaring in the afternoon thermals, I was hopeful of seeing some eagles. There were none to be seen, although there were plenty of Harriers as usual. This day was dominated … Read more
A celebration of the common and most often seen birds of Qatar.
India Golden Triangle We usually fly out of Qatar during February. For the longest time I’d wanted to visit India, having grown up with the amazing imagery from films like Passage to India and the TV series The Jewel in the Crown. Although I’m not misty eyed imperialist hankering after a lost empire — in … Read more
February in Budapest When you live in a hot country, especially if you’re from a Northern European country like the UK, you hanker after a taste of winter. Each February we take a short trip somewhere cold. It’s great to feel the nip of cold air on your face and see your breath steaming in … Read more
Doha Life The capital city of Qatar offers plenty of photography opportunities. Whether you enjoy cityscapes, street photography, good food, unbroken blue skies, summer heat or mind bending architecture – there’s something here for you. Islam Qatar is a conservative, Islamic country. Having said that, Qatar adheres to the customary Arabic tradition of hospitality. Guests … Read more
Jazirat bin Ghanim and Fuwairit Beach 31-01-20 We drove up the west coast of Qatar to visit Fuwairit Beach. Turtles come ashore here in the breeding season, but today we were just in search of an alternative place for a Friday walk. Friday’s are a good day to be out and about, because the roads … Read more