HAPPY NEW YEAR, everyone! How did you spend your new year? Hope it was a good one! Thank you for all the messages you sent to me via email, Twitter, Facebook and Instagram asking if me and my family are ok after several news broadcasts reached you regarding the massive fire in Dubai last new … Continue reading Year of the fire monkey 2016
In some parts of the world, it's 2016 already. In a few hours, Dubai will say goodbye to 2015. I'm still stuck in the office. I've cleaned up my desk and done all work load required for today but still have about an hour or so before we are allowed to go home at 6 … Continue reading The year end blues
What do I look forward to in 2015? Health, first and foremost, going back to see my family (my father has not 'met' my son), more peace of mind, focusing more on blogging and probably less time spent on social media (boy, they sure are thieves of time!). So...how did your city celebrate the new … Continue reading Happy New Year 2015!
And just like that the first day of the new year is done! Ok, it's back to work for most - unless you're in Japan where the New Year gets more weight and everyone is still curled up under their kotatsu till the first week of January ends, like this. (inside that low table is … Continue reading What do you look forward to in 2014?
Happy New Year, everyone! How did you celebrate the New Year? Were you out to see the fireworks display from where you are? Dubai grabbed the world record for the biggest fireworks display last night. I get asked, "Were you there?" No, I wasn't. One of our new year family traditions is to never leave … Continue reading Happy New Year!
My family and I, as family tradition, spend every new year's eve at home. We don't go out to party, to a concert or spend it in another house. We believe that we all have to stick together in our own home as the new year rolls in as it signifies unity. Also? we wear … Continue reading How did you celebrate the New year?
How was your New Year celebrations, everyone? Mine was great, we celebrated with family, cousins and friends who came over and slept in our house. We had a very good time, just like how I wanted it. My 2011 started off with a big surprise: I found my digital camera battery charger that's been missing for two … Continue reading Dubai’s Burj Khalifa New Year fireworks!
Things had been quiet and slow here in the Emirates since Friday last week. The radio is playing all instrumentals, song after song after song. Think of endless piano rendition and no words. Can be nice if one is having a migraine but not too cool when it's a weekend or when I'm dragging myself … Continue reading after the quiet New Year
I've done this in 2007 and doing this again this year. 1. What did you do in 2008 that you hadn’t done before? Travel to Japan from Dubai and back (16 hours travel time including a layover in HK) with a 4 year old. 2. Did anyone close to you give birth? Not close … Continue reading The year that was 2008
The blogosphere is realllly slowing down. Bloggers are taking time off their PC's, including myself! We have some house guests who needed touring around. I'll still go around reading and leaving comments and writing every chance I get. Our afternoon shadows in the desert (I'm the one with a babe stuck in hips) Have a … Continue reading the busiest time of the year indeed