Weekly Photo Challenge: Dialogue

The Challenge this week – to link two photos that ‘speak’ to each other. Tricky! 

Anyway here goes. From MB’s Sudan trip last week –
Two Western ladies, wearing fashionable designer labels, meet a dreadlock-haired Sufi Muslim man in Khartoum. Moments later the Sufi man is dancing with fellow Sufis, all wearing cloths that date back a thousand years, and some!

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Sudan – Henna Party

MB arrived at Khartoum airport in dark of night. Read More

Meanwhile, just outside of ferguson…


I have followed a blog called ‘don of all trades’ for two years or so. The writer is a policeman living and working near Ferguson, Missouri, where Michael Brown was recently shot to death by the local police who have come in for lots of criticism especially from the local black community. He is decent guy and his post of last week went viral in blogging circles. Nice piece. MB

Originally posted on don of all trades:

I followed a trail of blood up the concrete steps as Deja vu overtook my thoughts.

I’d been here before, just a few short months ago, doing the same exact thing, following a trail of blood to an open front door.

As was the case then, on this night there had been another call for shots fired heard coming from the street.

A trail of blood, an open door and no body to be found.

Just like last time, the person was taken to the hospital by a friend, so we wait to hear from the hospital when they make their mandatory call about somebody coming into the emergency room with bullets in their body.

As I was checking the house for another injured or dead person, I couldn’t help but notice that the house was exactly as it had been before.

There was no furniture in the living room…

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Fray

MB was in Sudan in recent days to attend a wedding ceremony. MB received his henna hand tattoo two days before the party to ensure he was fully prepared to enter the fray!


My Sudani Visa

MB sits in a ground floor apartment just down the street from the Embassy of Saudi Arabia. In Khartoum, Sudan. Continent of Africa. Read More

Weekly Photo Challenge: Silhouette



This week’s challenge – Silhouette

Politically Incorrect Soap

Yes. That’s what MB said. Politically. Incorrect. Soap. Read More

I’m A Believer

Yes indeedee. MB is a believer. Read More

The Old Triangle

A man made a mistake and paid a price. Read More

Weekly Photo Challenge: Texture

This week’s photo challenge – Texture
The setting sun glistens like a million diamonds on the water at Dubai Creek.


Weekly Photo Challenge: Zigzag

Stopped on the Tralee/Dingle road for a few moments late June, to capture the patchwork of farmers fields sweeping down to the Atlantic Ocean shoreline, formed by the zigzag lines of boundary trees & bushes.


Waldorf Salad

Today, MB had a Waldorf Salad. At the Waldorf Astoria. Not at Fawlty Towers. Read More


Stop the madness. Read More

The Reek

Have you ever climbed The Reek?
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The Magician’s Secrets

Do you want to know the magician’s secrets? Read More


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