Monthly Archives: January 2014

Is It True?

Currently I can’t help but feel sorry for Justin Bieber, who is on the news for all the wrong reasons. These days people will do anything to become overnight celebrities. Take a look at the existing reality TV shows. Stardom … Continue reading

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Because You Can’t

I have mentioned earlier that I lived in Dubai for a while with my late husband. Dubai is perhaps the most cosmopolitan city that I have lived in. People who come to work and live in Dubai come for a … Continue reading

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What Do You Think?

Decades ago in the mid 1980s, months after I had just moved to Dubai to work, I became a member of the Dubai Arts Society. As members we used to meet in a villa near the beach. One of the … Continue reading

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It’s Magic

“Of all the professions only the writer gets to be asked, “What do you write?”” Don’t ask who said or wrote this. Sadly I don’t remember even though I read it in a book and not so very long ago. … Continue reading

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Are Writing Courses Good For You?

Are writing courses good for you? The question that’s keeping me awake lately is whether or not to take a course. A course in writing, creative writing to be specific. I have been toying with the idea for quite some … Continue reading

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If You Block It

As early as my preteen years, when I was a little girl, I had difficulty to freely express my feelings, to talk about them. Maybe because of my character or my upbringing. I lived in a small village and everyone … Continue reading

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It’s Good To Slow Down Sometimes

I find it strange how at some point in my existence, my life became so hectic and stressful. I was always doing things. Besides having a full time job, or sometimes even more than one job, I was also taking … Continue reading

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