Madagascan Red Fody

It’s a rainy day here in Dubai. A few days ago on another rainy occasion I managed to snap a photograph of a beautiful little red bird called the Madagascan Red Fody (it is native to Madagascar but has been introduced to other Indian ocean islands like Seychelles and Mauritius). It was drenched in the…

Merry Christmas- A Blast from the Past

It’s Christmas- yet again we’re at that time of the year when we reflect and take stock of everything that has happened over the last 350 odd days. With everything winding down, people look towards the coming days with hope. It’s that time of the year when we make resolutions. Again. Thinking of Christmas yesterday…

Paradise or Something Like It- Vivanta by Taj Rebak Island

My blog posts over the last three days featured a hornbill, a mesmerising view of the sea and a kayak. If you are like me then these would be the perfect ingredients for a holiday- a bit of birding and nature walks, a lot of time spent by the beach either lounging or walking or…