Um Abbas

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About Um Abbas

Sometimes feeling out of this world, mother of three, born in Central Europe, moved to northern England (for 4 years) and than to Middle East (5 years and counting!) . With an Arab/Persian husband, we make one randomly crazy family.

Progressing…

By |April 28th, 2015|

…on the rough building of our house, and losing nerves and a carload of dinars in process too. This for that, I suppose. And since it’s slightly over a hundred kilometers from our current residence to the building site, there’s […]

Careful Bridges

By |April 28th, 2015|

Some snaps from road to our house (it’s a long drive, about an hour from the current apartment by highway). It always fascinated me, those various warning signs – never saw them before in Czech or Britain; which of course […]

Typical Contrasts

By |April 20th, 2015|

One thing I love in Kuwait is being able to watch from beyond my lens the plethora of contrasts, and the architecture can demonstrate this very well. From all the glass and chrome skyscrapers, over the symbolical blue and white […]

Hijab Celebration…

By |April 16th, 2015|

… at Dori’s school. For those of the girls who embraced a scarf. Interesting experience through the eyes of an European for sure!
Please, do forgive me the composition and occasional blur in the foreground (usually caused by front row people […]

House Progress

By |March 27th, 2015|

It’s starting to look like we might actually build it! It will probably cost my dear husband all his hair (and hair colour on the remainder), but at least he’ll have a place to complain about it at. I think.
Also, […]

Another Bits and Pieces of Kuwait

By |February 28th, 2015|

Whatever I’ve managed to snatch from car or around. I usually have the wrong lens for these things, like my 77mm today (great for portraits!), whilst the wide angles laid happily at home… well, gotta work with what you’ve got!
Since […]