The Week That Was….. In pictures!

Another week unfolds and wraps up. It pelts along before one can contrive any plans or dwell on any happenings. For memories to be registered, one has to look back and reminisce at least once; after which the memory can be recalled at future occasions. So, what memories do I have to register today? Last iftar... Continue Reading →

Ma’ Wednesday! Giving birth in Qatar….Part 4

  To read Part 1 click https://jaznajalil.com/2014/07/09/ma-wednesday-giving-birth-in-qatar/ Part 2 – https://jaznajalil.com/2014/07/16/ma-wednesday-giving-birth-in-qatar-part-2/ Part 3 - https://jaznajalil.com/2014/07/23/ma-wednesday-giving-birth-in-qatar-part-3/ The results. Another dawn approaches. J’s body seems to be running on reserve mode. Sleeps for minimum possible time. Eats just enough for sustenance. It is amazing how quickly gaiety can turn into utter desolation. All J wanted was to... Continue Reading →

Eid at the H household!

*Warning – This will most likely be a very long post. Kindly grab a cup/mug/glass/goblet of your favourite beverage before you sit to read this. Gather some munchies as well if you wish… Enjoy! Some say they will not celebrate Eid this year…. Reasons? Well, that is their prerogative. I did give the notion some... Continue Reading →

Watch the watch dude! Men and their time- pieces.

Watches have evolved from mere timepieces to personal statements. From functional mechanical contraptions to much- coveted pieces of art. J always judges a man by his words and deeds, but the watch (and shoes!) does partake in formulating a first impression. A watch need not be overtly luxurious, exorbitantly pricey, or pretentiously branded; but it... Continue Reading →

Ma’ Wednesday! Giving birth in Qatar….Part 3

To read Part 1 click https://jaznajalil.com/2014/07/09/ma-wednesday-giving-birth-in-qatar/ Part 2 - https://jaznajalil.com/2014/07/16/ma-wednesday-giving-birth-in-qatar-part-2/ Calm before the storm…. J is finally taken to her room at midnight. As they wheel her across the corridors, she cranes her neck to look at the miracle beside her. Nestled amongst generic hospital blankets, the lil one looks spectacular. Tiny eyes scrunched up,... Continue Reading →

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