Oops!

I have no idea how that happened ­čśë That's what happens when the weekend becomes a marathon food prepping, dish-washing/ laundry sorting, washing, folding and sorting again session. Add to the mix, a self- destructively curious, relentlessly roving toddler on a food strike. Now I understand what comfort eating means! Till next time.. Dr J.

Too small for the sale!

Yay! So the good news is that the half- yearly/ pre- Ramadan sales are on at many stores. The bad news? Well they are mostly of no use to me ­čśŽ Women folk who are reading this, if you can turn up at a store, just eyeball a couple of pieces and then pick your... Continue Reading →

We’ve been busy.

Hella lovely folks! So, mama is really busy folks. I know she hasn't been posting stuff here as regularly as she would like to, and it is one of the three dozen things that is bothering her right now. So, I thought I'd do my bit and fill you in. Things will settle soon, hopefully.... Continue Reading →

Some days…

Some days, you are The Universe's puppet. You wake up slouchy. The alarm fails you. The coffee- maker stutters and dies. The milk boileth over. There is a mammoth, God forsaken jam at the petrol station. And a scuffle in the parking lot. Sambhar stains your crisp, white linen shirt. And your colleague let's you... Continue Reading →

What’s on my night- stand?

I may have already done a post on night- stands before. I have a "thing" about nightstands/ side- tables. Given a chance to peek into somebody's home or life, I will first scan the contents of┬átheir fridge and then immediately move on to their night stands. This little space in one's beddroom reveals┬áso much about... Continue Reading →

Qatar Vaccination Diaries- Update.

So folks, prepare to be irritated. And frustrated. And bang your head against the nearest wall. I was at Mesaimeer Health Center today. And I asked the friendly lady at the reception desk about vaccinations for kids/ babies on a visit visa (or those in the process of getting a RP). She told me... hold... Continue Reading →

Coffee and muffins. And the news.

I sip my coffee and down some mini muffins. Zoe is still asleep (bless her !) and I'm on vacation. I do my ┬ámorning news roundup. I cherish this precious half hour or so. I read the disturbing and the bizarre. The saddening and the gladdening. The trivial and the life changing. Here are some... Continue Reading →

Why I love to fly- 3!

Airport hopping is something the entire family loves.┬áWe have even come to enjoy the cold, soggy stuff they pass off as food. The vortex that sucks in our waste, the stale, dry cabin- air, the duty- bound hence pleasant attendants, the non- functional bassinet seats, the turbulence and palpable fear of death- we love it... Continue Reading →

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