OK, so as of the beginning of April 2018, I didn't know how to swim. As a child, I was never sent to a swimming class, and I eventually developed a fear of going anywhere beyond the shallow side of the pool, or letting go of the wall. Worse, I have friends who have tales … Continue reading Want to learn how to swim in Dubai?
Movie Review: Ocean’s 8
This post comes out a fair bit of time after the movie release, but it's taken me a while to put my thoughts together, and I saw it twice, so I feel like I have more insight into how I feel about the film. So you're thinking, she has seen it twice - so does … Continue reading Movie Review: Ocean’s 8
Visiting the Wagah Border from Amritsar, India
I was in Amritsar in January 2018 with my cousin, and while researching the many activities that we wanted to undertake, visiting the Wagah Border and witnessing the flag ceremony between India and Pakistan was something she definitely wanted to do, and I thought, 'Well why not?'. While hunting around for the best way to … Continue reading Visiting the Wagah Border from Amritsar, India
Movie Review: Mamma Mia 2 – Here We Go Again
I watch the sequel to Mamma Mia, out 10 years after the original, and find it still can make you sing and dance!
Movie Review: Game Night
The premise of Game Night is relatively simple: a group of die-hard gamers (who indulge mostly in board games) enter a real-life 'game' of their own where the stakes are life or death. And hey, it's a comedy! Jason Bateman and Rachel McAdams star as Max and Annie, and they are introduced to us in … Continue reading Movie Review: Game Night
Where to try barre in Dubai
So after my 'where to Zumba' and 'where to learn dancing' posts, it occurred to me that I've also tried quite a few barre classes in Dubai and figured I'd share my experiences to anyone else interested. And if you scroll all the way down, I've got my GuavaPass referral code if anyone would like to sign … Continue reading Where to try barre in Dubai
Movie Review: Black Panther
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
Book Reviews: Discworld 36-41
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
Travelling to Tbilisi, Georgia? My tips!
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!
Book reviews: Discworld #31-35
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