Top 10 Causes of Headaches

1. Telecom providers who assure you the problem will be fixed within 24 hours despite you having pointed out that they have been saying this to you for 2 weeks 2. Motorists who… Continue reading

You Know You Need a Vacation When…

1. The furthermost you’ve been from home all year was the last stop on the metro line 2. The last time you actually unzipped your suitcase was when you turned your house upside down… Continue reading

Does ‘Free’ Taste Better?

Recently McDonald’s decided to celebrate National Breakfast Day, with zero regard to the fact that celebrating it in the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific really made it international rather than national. They marked… Continue reading

Survival Tips for a Male Dominated Workspace

Theoretically it should not matter if your workplace has more men than women, but speaking as someone who has been the only female employee at an organisation, I can safely say that this… Continue reading

Umbrellas are Raining on my Commute

The one thing I like less than rain is umbrellas. And yes, I see the irony. Before I moved to sunny Dubai I usually relied on hooded sweatshirts and newspapers to avoid the rain.… Continue reading

The Sickly Concept of Medical Certificates

It’s rare for me to voluntarily visit a doctor’s office unless one of my limbs is not quite intact. However, with my current job I am required to provide a medical certificate to… Continue reading

15 Things You Will Never Hear a Drunk Person Say

15 things you will never hear a drunk person say. And 15 things they are more likely to say. 1. What they won’t say: I think this selfie will look better if I put down… Continue reading

15 Things to Say to Your Server to Make Your Dining Experience More Interesting

1. Is there anything yellow in the food? I’m allergic to yellow. 2. I did not order the gratuity. Why are you charging me for it? 3. Is your lamb made with meat? 4. It says… Continue reading

Dubai’s Unofficial Driving Rules

It’s been a while since I got my driver’s license. Evidently the official driving rules I was taught no longer seem to matter. Based on months of observation here are the unofficial driving rules of… Continue reading

Top 10 Hardest Things to do After a Vacation

The trouble with vacations is that they end. Once easy tasks become especially challenging after a vacation. Here are 10 of the hardest things to do after a vacation. 1. Checking your email.… Continue reading

10 New Year’s Resolutions That Require Little Effort

Few new year’s resolutions last long. By January 8 most of us are already stuffing our faces with chocolate pudding while fitness instructors are thrilled about how much extra money they have made through no-show clients.… Continue reading