The Walk for Autism took place at Za'abeel Park yesterday, April 30, 2011. Registrations opened at 4pm and the walk was meant to start at 5pm; Mom, Karan and I got there around 4:50pm because we knew that if Karan was made to wait around for too long, he'd get irritated. We registered and got … Continue reading Walk for #Autism, Dubai
The last GeekFest Dubai to be held at The Shelter in Al Quoz (the next one should hopefully be at their new HQ!)... Have a look at my round-up tweets first, then check out the pics from the event! [View the story "#GeekfestDubai" on Storify] The first person I see when I get there is … Continue reading #GeekFestDubai round-up
I think it was towards the end of last year when I found out the first Middle East Film and Comic Con (MEFCC) would be taking place in April 2011. At that time, my heart plummeted because then I believed I would still be living in the UK and would miss a juicy slice of … Continue reading Event update: #CosplayMania
Books! Authors! More books! The Emirates Lit Fest, as it's popularly known, was held in Dubai from March 8 to March 12. They have a lovely lineup of talks and workshops conducted by authors from the Middle East region as well as internationally. One thing I'd really love to bring people's attention to was the … Continue reading Emirates Airline Festival of Literature 2011
I'm waaay back in the book signing queue... Eoin Colfer is very popular!
I've always wanted to see Agatha Christie's play, The Mousetrap, and I decided now was a good time as any. I toddled off to St. Martin's Theatre (map), situated towards the end of the picturesque Seven Dials area of London, with tickets for the upper circle. As a matter of interest, it was the 24,217th performance of … Continue reading Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap
Regular readers of my blog will know that autism in particular and special needs in general are two things that are very close to my heart. For new readers, head to this post and this one to know how autism has changed my life irrevocably. Manzil: Centre for Challenged Individuals, which is based in Sharjah, … Continue reading Run the World for Manzil: Centre for Challenged Individuals