I hung this picure on the wall of my corridor as a rememberance of my life in Doha One of the most beautiful view in Doha is the Corniche. When I lived there about 4 years ago, I had to capture the place again and… Read More
It is more than six months since I last posted a blog. Then, life was ever so busy in Doha. My husband and I had been discussing retirement and leaving Qatar for good for the last years and according to the plan, we were going… Read More
2 months to go, and I think I have to get my priority right…
We used to call it the Emir’s Farm, which is not quite true, as the ‘farm’ does not belong to the Qatari Emir, but belong the Sheikh Faisal bin Qassim Al Thani who is one of the richest men in Qatar and a distant relative… Read More
It was cooler than normal, but we have to get up, get out of bed and get ready as any other work day, on Christmas day in Doha. Yes, the weather was cooler, 16° Celcius, cooler than normal in the Middle East and certainly would… Read More
I meant to write something about what Christmas mean in the Middle East where the population ‘predominantly’ Muslim, but did not quite manage it. So I just post a picture of how we in Qatar, celebrating Christmas in public places.
Marry Christmas to you guys.
Picture above are taken by my iPhone in my office, Doha
ps. better picture coming soon….
By the time I upload this post, we are still waiting anxiously for the result. Yes, the Scottish referendum may not be important for most of the world, or especially me an Indonesian, I didn’t even marry a Scotsman. What has this referendum got to… Read More
Actually I wanted to post this later on after my Yemen series of posts, but I can’t help it as the opportunity arises for the title Object on WordPress’ Weekly Photo Challenge. It is about my visit to Damien Hirst’s Exhibition in Doha, at the National Museum of Art. To be honest, I am not a museum person, but as it was Damien Hirst with his strange themes and odd points of view, we wanted to visit the exhibition to see what was going on for more than a month in Doha but went during the last few days of the exhibition.
What we found interesting was this big black dot object, he called it “A Dark Place”, big round black thing…. which my husband looked at in more detail.
What was more interesting to that was when my husband found out what the black object consisted of: