Tag Archives: Oman

Oman’s Cultural Heritage

When I lived in Oman in the late 1970s it was often described as a cultural desert. There were no museums, no art galleries and no theatres. There was just one cinema in Bait al Falaj called the Star which … Continue reading

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Muscat – Then & Now

I had a stopover in the Omani capital of Muscat last week, a place where I worked for a few years in the late 1970s / early 80s. The capital area has grown enormously since I was there and is … Continue reading

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Ibri, Oman in 1979

A country that I have not yet written about on this blog is Oman. I lived there for just over four years from November 1976 to February 1981 when I was a very young man working for The British Bank … Continue reading

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