It's been a while since I saw Black Panther, but I've been: (a) too busy to pen all my thoughts down (b) letting these thoughts percolate into something more cohesive than: 'OMG THAT WAS AMAZING'. If you haven't seen the movie yet, have a look at the trailer before moving on... I'll keep this as … Continue reading Movie Review: Black Panther
And we're back! This is the final installment of my Discworld reviews. I set out on this mission in January 2016. Between life, work, and reading other books, it's taken me two years to go through the entire Discworld series. It's been a fantastic journey, filled with laughter, lessons learned and some bittersweet moments too. … Continue reading Book Reviews: Discworld 36-41
https://www.instagram.com/p/BHR5yshBNCh/ Georgia (in Europe) has been a bit of a hot-spot for a while now; everyone I know has been, or is planning a trip. The country offers visa-free travel for many countries, visa-on-arrival for many others, and has a simple e-visa process; it is definitely climbing up the list of destinations to visit. Plus: … Continue reading Travelling to Tbilisi, Georgia? My tips!
And we're back! Earlier installments: Books 1-4, Books 5-10, Books 11-15, Books 16-20, Books 21-30 Monstrous Regiment: Discworld, #31 Can I say that this is absolutely my favourite??? I read this via a copy from my library, and I need to buy my own copy. There's a war ongoing, and Polly's brother Paul has been … Continue reading Book reviews: Discworld #31-35
OK so I've always loved dancing. It's why I enjoy Zumba as a form of exercise so much - it combines dancing and music to create a great workout. But I've already told you about where to try Zumba in Dubai (and I'll keep updating that post as I try - and like - more … Continue reading Put those dancing shoes on – in Dubai
Welcome to the next installment of my Discworld adventure... OK so it's definitely been a while since I updated this. But here are the next 10 (instead of five) in the Discworld series. I'm currently reading #33 - not long until the end! Earlier installments: Books 1-4, Books 5-10, Books 11-15, Books 16-20 Jingo: Discworld … Continue reading Discworld Books #21-30
Do you like sci-fi (books, movies, everything)? Anime? 'Verses like Star Wars, Star Trek (yes you can like both - look at me!), Firefly and more? Comics? Gaming? OK, well you're going to want to know about Mystery Box ME, if you don't already! I'm not sure how I came across the geek-themed Mystery Box … Continue reading Geek alert: Mystery Box ME
Earlier this month, I attended the launch of Literaturhaus at Nadi, which is a literary event that will continue to be hosted at Nadi Al Quoz every Saturday until September 30. The first Saturday was helmed by Afra Atiq, an Emirati spoken word poet. She was mesmerising, to say the least. This was my first … Continue reading Literaturhaus at Nadi – an ode to literature at Dubai’s Alserkal Avenue
Note: I will update this list as I keep trying Zumba classes around town! A few years ago, I discovered Zumba, and oddly enough, through work. My company regularly hosts "Wellness Weeks" every few months, and during one of these weeks, a Zumba dance studio (now unfortunately defunct) was offering classes. Since then I've been … Continue reading Want to try Zumba in Dubai? Here’s where I go!
Welcome to the next installment of my Discworld adventure... Earlier installments: Books 1-4, Books 5-10, Books 11-15 Soul Music: Discworld #16 The third in the Death series, Susan remembers the grandfather she forgot: Death. Upset after his daughter and son-in-law die, Death disappears (again). This time, instead of zombies, his granddaughter takes on the mantle. … Continue reading Reading Discworld Books 16-20