Eid Mubarak!

Quick post folks. A late night, an aspirin, some coffee and a cold shower later, it's time to hit the road (for Eid prayers of course)! Here's wishing all you lovely folks who are celebrating Eid today Eid Mubarak. And advance wishes to folks back home and in other parts of the world, who are still... Continue Reading →

This, that and what’s up.

The past week has been killer. Nasty killer, not fantastic killer. And it has been that kind of week, when everything hits you from all sides, corners, angles and directions. Yet, I wouldn't call it a disaster. We are alive and standing, and therefore things aren't even remotely in the disaster corner. The week before... Continue Reading →

Runday Monday- Ramadan fitness.

Here goes. Is it possible to fit in a workout whilst fasting during the day, and juggling everything else a working mother has to do during such a month? Shall give it a go, I suppose. Have done it before (conveniently forget facts- was then a surgical trainee, living alone, with no responsibilities to speak... Continue Reading →

Human limits.

It's amazing how you can have a full- fledged meal smack- bang in the middle of the night one day. At a time when you are usually in the throes of the deepest slumber. You can then wake up and ignore your oddly bereft feeling, and yet- grumbling tummy in the morning, and leave to wherever... Continue Reading →

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 →

It’s Thursday! Peek into the past week…

The advent of Ramadan brings a raft of changes to life here in Qatar. The pace slows, work hours change, days become less productive, the nights’ stirring….. Ramadan is a time for abstinence, orisons, supplications and self- introspection….. It is also a time for increased “family-time”, special meals and traditional recipes…..A time to reassess …... Continue Reading →

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