Last winter…

Last winter was spent in the throes of blissful gestation. In the anticipation of a new arrival and in the excitement of making a new place home. We spent every spare moment exploring the city, shopping and dining out. Here, family life starts after dark. Don't be surprised to see children playing at the park... Continue Reading →

Living the Expat Dream….

Last evening, the entire gang (J, Mr H, Nu and Lil Z) visited their local supermarket. They cavorted amidst the crowds and aisles, had popcorn and muffins, raced with the shopping carts, made funny but surreptitious comments on fellow shoppers and somehow managed to get some grocery shopping done in the process. At the end,... Continue Reading →

Of imminent changes..

Just when new becomes normal. Just when the dust settles.... The storms of change arrive....Again. Yet again! We are but helpless, flapping, flailing, falling leaves... At the mercy of the saturnine winds of change. Incapacitated. Lost. Aah! time to swither and ponder is long past. Time to dust off and get moving. Again.   A new... Continue Reading →

17 Questions.

Have you ever run beside a moving bus or train? Trying to hop on…. It moves at a speed that makes you think that you might actually be able to get on, but you don’t….If it moved any faster, you’d have to give up. But it does not.You chase on....It teases you.Taunts you.Mocks your inability to... Continue Reading →

Recap Thursday- Synthesizing Happiness?

This past week has been so boringly mundane that it would be a waste to dedicate an entire blog post to it. Nothing dramatic or spectacular came about. All the holiday excitement sort of fizzled out and normality took over with gusto. Ramadan already seems like a distant memory. But life- changes are in store.... Continue Reading →

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