If you're reading this blog, you'll know my now 15-year-old brother has autism. He is a smart, funny and cute boy, who just happens to not be able to do things other "normal" 15-year-old's can do. He is currently non-verbal in that he cannot talk to communicate his needs. There are many things he will … Continue reading Artism
July 28, 2011, a Thursday evening saw myself, Mom and Karan heading down to Farjam Collection gallery at DIFC. Karan was at the START art camp, and the gallery was hosting an exhibition of all the work the kids had done. Alongside the works of the START kids, were the paintings of children who had … Continue reading Going for Karan’s first exhibition
Just a quick update to tell our readers that we've been told Karan's paintings will be on display at an exhibition at the Farjam Collection Gallery at DIFC, tomorrow evening from 6pm onwards. Trying to get confirmation on whether it's just for a day, or will go on for a few more. The work on … Continue reading Karan’s work on exhibit
I got a tweet at midnight from @TwBirthday saying:"@DevinaDivecha Happy 2nd TwBirthday! You've been around since 24 July 2009! http://twbirthday.com/DevinaDivecha/". I clicked on the link and couldn't stop laughing because it said Hisham (@HishamWyne) is my godfather. I chuckled as I remembered him being the first person I followed on Twitter. Memories flooded as I … Continue reading It’s my second Twirthday! And @HishamWyne is my godfather.
The UAE Scrabble Club has been around for 21 years now, having been founded in 1990 (incidentally the year I moved to the UAE I think). Surprising then, that I hadn't heard of it until I joined Twitter and realized a man in front of whom I regularly had epiphanies, belonged to such a fine … Continue reading An evening with @gulfscrabble
Review – Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows (Part 2) Devina Divecha reviews the highly anticipated final installment in the Harry Potter series – CAUTION – SOME SPOILERS It’s the last bow for The Boy Who Lived. Harry Potter (Daniel Radcliffe), along with his friends Ron Weasley (Rupert Grint) and Hermione Granger (Emma Watson), work … Continue reading Review – Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows (Part 2) | The Graduate Times
Review will hopefully be out in a few hours (I'm done writing it). That's my Harry Potter tattoo. Temporary folks, not to worry! And those are the tickets (taken with alarming speed before the ushers took them away!)
Inside a packed shopping complex...some of my observations while I was there: The general dressing sense of crowds can be ...weird. For example, there was a man walking with a t-shirt, with a blaze starting from the bottom of the tee, so from afar it looked like his nether regions were, quite literally, burning up. … Continue reading A day at the shops
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Right off the bat, let me tell you I'm not a techie person, but someone interested in technology. These are my opinions based on using Google+. I like Google. I loved Gmail when it came out. I'm probably one of the few people who absolutely adored Wave, and mourned a little when it was declared … Continue reading Running in circles with Google+