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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What Will It Mean?

Lately I have been doodling with the idea of a story in my mind for quite some time now. Every night I go to bed promising myself that the next morning I will sit at my desk and jot down … Continue reading

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Five Years In A Room

Have you ever felt stuck? While writing your story or novel, have you ever felt blocked about it so much so that the whole business of creating, crafting and producing works of fiction seems uncertain to you? Years ago, while … Continue reading

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To New Beginnings

Do you have New Year’s resolutions? Did you make any? Well, for a change I did. Normally I don’t make any resolutions for New Year simply for the fact that I won’t be able to keep them. I know I … Continue reading

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