Rebeca Nigrinis is a Colombian artist whose paintings are well known by their bold lines and bright colour combinations. Inspired in her Latin American background and the Middle East influence, she has developed a unique style combining the vibrancy emanating from the vivid colours of her Caribbean background, with the exotic beauty of the Middle East. Rebeca’s work has received many accolades and several awards. Please enjoy some of her artwork below, that is currently on display at the Hormuz Grand hotel in Muscat.
Recent stuff by: Matt's Notes
Every year, around ANZAC Day, I share a thought on social media for my Great Grandfather William James Roseland, who perished in France during the ‘Great War’. The greatest sadness for me is the photo below, a loving father with his brand new baby boy who never saw each other again. Today, August 14 2018, […]
Building an International School in the Middle East is not without its complications. Local labour laws, Municipality regulations and Ministry rules provide a plethora of hurdles and hoops to jump through. Then there is the challenge of combining the International Baccalaureate (IB) curriculum with the Omani Arabic program, whilst ensuring that you maintain an even […]
Article originally published on the 30th October 2007 by Robyn Van-Dyk on the Australian War Memorial Blog. It is reproduced here under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 License Australia. Featured Image by Perth Based Artist Ian Coate. The battle of Beersheba took place on 31 October 1917 as part of the wider British offensive collectively […]
Seriously, this is a real thing. Young Omani men are driving with their feet, with cruise control engaged! Ok, its not that wide spread – yet, but it is occurring often enough that the Royal Oman Police (ROP) had to put a warning out via the Times of Oman. I’m flabbergasted that anyone in their […]
The archeological dig on my outdoor table has unearthed an Emojisaurus Rex 🤣