When I was a little girl, watching movies about something called the Force, and a black-clad man who breathed as if through a ventilator, and watched a little green thing mix up his sentence construction, little did I know my passion obsession for it would leave me on a plane on a journey 7-8 hours … Continue reading Flying towards my Star Wars obsession…
Thanks to @dubaitara for linking to this one...absolutely love it! What happens if you fall in love with a writer? karenfelloutofbedagain: Lots of things might happen. That’s the thing about writers. They’re unpredictable. They might bring you eggs in bed for breakfast, or they might all but ignore you for days. They might bring you … Continue reading What happens if you fall in love with a writer?
I can't recall who tweeted this link a few days ago (sorry!) but when I clicked and started viewing the video, many random thoughts flew through my consciousness. I'll attempt to bring these thoughts together in a coherent whole: The video discusses what advertising says about women, and how it's most important what they look … Continue reading The image of women in advertising
“from the first moment I laid eyes on you, I could never see the end.” “what scares me is, I always could.” Reblogged from hjea with Notes / farscape john/aeryn king of otps via hollywoodgrrl.tumblr.com
The United Arab Emirates has been a part of my life since I can remember. But while I only moved here in 1989, my mother moved here with her family just 5 years after the country was formed. When I asked her about it, this is what she said: "We came here in 1976 from … Continue reading UAE National Day: 40 years on…
I first realized the word 'cancer' existed when I was 8. My paternal grandfather passed away because of it. Eventually I realized there was more than one kind of cancer. And sadly, I know the threat of breast cancer all too well. It has affected many women in my family...and that scares me no end. … Continue reading Going Pink
I WANT THIS!!! Reading Space Design - Kosha by Claudio D'amore It was with great passion that Claudio D’amore created the Kosha chair we see here. With this chair, design and wellbeing are strongly connected. Essentially, Kosha is not jus a chair, but a space. More specifically, a reading space. Its precise ergonomic design allows for … Continue reading Reading Space Design – Kosha by Claudio D’amore | Trendir
Twitter handle:@movie_mafia What does your bio say?"My ideas and ideals are not ideas and ideals I'm supposed to hold as a girl from a certain part of the world. This might offend you. Oh, snap!" Why is your Twitter handle @movie_mafia?Well, originally it was 'movie mania'. It was actually @eddydubai who recommended I go with … Continue reading #DxbTweepSpeak 1: @movie_mafia
It's that time of the year again. When younglings (no I haven't been watching Star Wars lately, although I should) head off to greener, often colder shores (this cold bit applies if you're living in the Middle East) to pursue their education. I remember all too well how it was for me two years ago - … Continue reading Going abroad to study? – Part 1
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.