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MUSCAT RAMBLE: a cat named Aziz

On a visit to Muscat, a tourist seeing the cat outside the incense shop, called him Frank. After frankincense. But the cat took no notice. Having sat on the steps of the shop for eleven years Aziz —for this was … Continue reading

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FREE-FOR-ALL FISHING IS A WAR ON FISH

In 326 BCE, a Greek officer, passing the arid Makran coast of Baluchistan during the retreat of Alexander the Great, noted the area was inhabited by peoples he called Ichthyophagi – Fish-Eaters. Subsequent centuries of fishing has so depleted fish stocks … Continue reading

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