The Autumn Fair… in January (Plus Girls Weekend)

I have occasionally complained of the lack of things to do in Bahrain (even though there is a shop by that name that sells equestrian gear on one side and arts and crafts supplies on the other, proving that my grumbles must, in fact, be incorrect).  However, I think the problem isn't that there is … Continue reading The Autumn Fair… in January (Plus Girls Weekend)

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Where Can I Get Pom-Poms (or Where I Shop)

One of the most fun and often frustrating parts of moving to a new country is figuring out what you can and can't buy... and where to find it.    In the US, we are accustomed to a one-stop shopping experience, especially with the explosion of Super Walmarts and Targets.  What?  I can get groceries, a … Continue reading Where Can I Get Pom-Poms (or Where I Shop)