G’day Australia!

Well, I’ve made it. 13 and a half hours in the air with Qatar Airways, crossing 8 time zones, but I’ve made it. All of that on top of 6 and a half hours in the air, crossing 3 time zones, on the initial leg from London to Doha. I suppose I shouldn’t be that […]

Falafel and Tahini Flatbread

One of the foods I have wanted to try, while in the Middle East, is falafels. I’m a fan, and was keen to see how they are prepared and cooked in this part of the world. A spot of local research suggested an Egyptian Restaurant, the Khan Farouk Tarab Cafe was the place to visit. […]

Souq Waqif

Most of Doha’s development has taken place in the last few decades, funded with the money from the oil industry. The notable exception to this is Souq Waqif, the origin of which dates back to the early 20th Century. Doha was then a small coastal town with an industry in pearl diving. The Souq is […]

Hala Doha

This week I’ve arrived in the Middle East with my two sons, on my way to spending the winter months in Australia. Doha, in Qatar, is a real mixture of the old and the new. My main photo shows the old – represented by a traditional wooden dhow boat used for pearl diving when the […]


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