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Arabian Desert By Monty
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These unique photos were taken in the mid-70's when I was taking trips beyond the small town of Durma situated in the Central Province of Saudi Arabia. I still very much appreciate the spontaneous... More > and genuine hospitality shown to me by the people in the photos. The famous kind of hunting dog (a Salugi) can also be seen, as well as an ancient kind of yarn spindle and the classic style of Bedouin tent. Perhaps my favourite photo is the one showing the improvised musical instrument. I've always admired the person in the photo for his skill in both making and playing it.< Less
Environs of Riyadh: mid 70s By Monty
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Here are some photos taken to the west of Riyadh, north of the Riyadh-Jeddah highway. They show the semi-desert terrain typical of the area and also the transition into real desert. An abandoned... More > village is shown, as well as a Bedouin family and our occasional host.< Less
Srinigar: mid 70s By Monty
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When these photos were taken in the mid 70s, Kashmir in general, and Srinagar in particular, was a place of peace and prosperity. These photos show the placid and peaceful Lake Dahl, the famous Mogul... More > Gardens, and also the town of Srinagar itself. In the background of some the shots are the Himalaya mountains - a great backdrop to a great destination for tourists from all over the world.< Less
Capri 3.0S and 2.8 Injection Special By Monty
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The ordinary man in the street knows what beauty is and where it can be found. He doesn't need to be told that it resides in the Capri 3.0S and the 2.8 Injection Special. My hope is that others such... More > as art students at college or university will also be able to discern the beauty of form and line so apparent in these cars. I hope as well that this book will rekindle fond memories in those who have enjoyed driving 3.0 and 2.8 Capris.< Less
Siamese Ferity By Monty
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Cats can never be the slaves of man. They've retained too much of their independence, freedom and sense of self esteem to "come to heel" like their canine companions. Of course we want our... More > cats to be lovable pets, which they often are. But even then their instincts will remain alive, like those of Siamese Ferity, the subject of this book. Inside his owner's house, he no doubt provides the pleasant, docile company his owner likes, But once away from home in the seldom-tended grounds of Hopewood, Ferity finds his true identity: that of a hunter and, yes, of a killer.< Less
Saxmundham Beauty Spot and Butterflies By Monty
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"God gave all men all earth to love, but since our hearts are small, ordained for each one spot should prove beloved over all." Kipling
Birds of Saudi Arabia (1) By Monty
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This volume contains photos of mainly small birds on the ground or rocks, although the first - a Spotted Flycatcher - is on a twig and the second and third - a Grey Shrike and a White-crowned Black... More > Wheatear, respectively - are on the topmost twig of an acacia tree. The photos were taken in the 1980s, before Jeddah and Riyadh had become fully urbanised.< Less
Birds of Saudi Arabia (2) By Monty
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Here are some more Saudi bird photos, taken in the early eighties mainly in Jeddah, but there are also some eagle photos taken in Riyadh. Other birds shown include Java sparrows near the Corniche in... More > Jeddah, shrikes, a sea eagle and a magnificent Osprey perched with a fish still beneath its talons.< Less
Birds of Saudi Arabia (3) By Monty
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Most of the photos in this volume were taken along the Corniche of Jeddah in the early eighties. At this time, the north- and south-running dual carriageways of the Corniche were under construction,... More > as were the large ornamental lagoons between them. Some birds, such as the Spur-Winged Plover (rarely seen in Saudi Arabia), are shown on the banks of the lagoons, while others are shown along the shoreline of the Red Sea.< Less
Yemen: end of 70s By Monty
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Here are some shots of Yemen taken at the end of the seventies. They give a good picture of the houses built on rock but without typical western foundations that are unique to Yemen. An amazing guest... More > house built in that way high up on a rock outcrop is also shown, and so is the hospitality received within it. Equally interesting is the hill-top village. Here you can see a real "eye of the needle" type entrance.< Less