Frustration can be a battering ram

in my  head of course… I’m starting to understand my husbands frustrations when he shares them.Usually its the culture, mentality, responsibilities of actions thus causing inevitable restrictions. From my point of view we are blessed. We are living comfortably as one income can afford in this part of the world. For now it is fine.…

We’re here again…

The iftar has started and the prayers are being sung.Stomachs filled and tongues satiated. Cigarette buds lit up, feet up it’s time to savour the night away till suhoor. My baby is turning one next month and already I can see the next cards in place. A little frightening really what lies ahead. Strategies being…

Who is to say

Its times like these I remember my religious childhood/adolescence; the questions that bombard every thing I was told/taught; the community services I participated in…half/full heartedly; the arguments I would have with my parents about it;the doubts..the questions…I remember singing along to Joan Osbourne’s hit song ‘What if God was one of us’. My belief in something/one…

Rest Day

Been awhile since I managed to scribble down something. Today I was fortunate enough to snooze and do whatever I want. Morning haze was pretty thick. Felt great to just get other things done without having to stop and rush to care for my baby. My husband was off and took care of him instead.…

Quick Ramble

Everyday is new challenge. I cried so many times for different reasons yesterday. Felt so overwhelmed. My baby is one day short of four months. He’s growing and developing fast which absolutely fascinating. To think this little alien was in my womb giving me reflux and vicious kicks. When I have the strength to push…

Rear view mirror

The Foggy Dew by Sinead O’Conner and the Chieftain playing in the background, I finally have the time to write down some of my thoughts. Regrets. They can be bittersweet. Quite a sensitive topic to reminisce. Secondary school was pretty much tame for me. I did not know what I wanted to take up really.…

October 8, 2015

Sitting on the dining table drinking coke after drinking tea with lemon and honey to soothe my colds. Not ideal but I needed something other than coffee to up my mood. *The passed week I had to go to the office twice to spoon feed a local. Everything comes easy to them. Sounds pretty harsh…