and a Happy New Year 2015
We took a small group from Steppes Travel on a tour of northern Oman over Christmas.
Since we started operating this for The Traveller (who Steppes purchased) Continue reading “Horse Event in Oman over Christmas”
Thunder and lightning worked its way around Muscat
Philippa Treadwell who lived in Oman from 1975-79, died in England on Friday 19thApril 2013 after a very short hospital stay.
Darwish bin Ismaeel al Balushi, Oman’s Minister Responsible for Financial Affairs appears to be looking at the cost of the fuel subsidy in Oman which is Omani Rial 1.3 billion per year (= Rial Omani 433 per person) .
With the thermometer hitting 45c in Ruwi and not much lower in Bowsher it was time for the Red Bull soapbox race.
Chris Fisher of Merge FM 104.8 invited me into his studio for a chat about the book ‘ Walking Through History’.
How he manages to juggle all the controls at his desk and Continue reading “Chris Fisher of Oman’s Merge FM chats with me about the book ‘Walking Through History’”
Driving around Hamriyah Roundabout in Ruwi it seems a large pack, of large dogs, has taken over the place.
They certainly Continue reading “The Dogs of Hamriyah Oman at Night”
On the last day of the Tour of Oman Bike Race I went to Muttrah’s Corniche and saw Sir Bradley Marc Wiggins, CBE
Today the Tour of Oman sped past my flat.
Do you like Yanni?
He will be in Muscat Continue reading “Yanni Muscat March 2013”
It was kind of the printing press where my new book is being worked on to let me see the first page go into the machine as a white page, and a few moments later appear at the other end of the machine in full colour.
Using a Heidelberg press, Continue reading “Printing my new book on Oman for its mid February launch”
With part of our group from The Traveller it was good to visit Salalah,