Land of Blue – My Maldivian Adventure! (Part 2)

First Things First… “First I prepare. Then I have faith” – Joe Namath The vast and seemingly endless ocean had always been my fascination with the Maldives, I  had nursed the thought of visiting the place until I finally got the chance. However, there was just one problem. I couldn’t swim. At all. So I … More Land of Blue – My Maldivian Adventure! (Part 2)

Land of Blue – My Maldivian Adventure! (Part 1)

“Blue skies, smilin’ at me Nothin’ but blues skies do I see…” (Lyric excerpt from ‘Blue skies’ by Frank Sinatra) ‘Where are you from?’ My initial thoughts after I heard that question for the umpteenth was “Maldivians must be very nosy people!”. Almost everyone we encountered in the Maldives asked us that question; the taxi driver, … More Land of Blue – My Maldivian Adventure! (Part 1)

Festive Hustles

“Christmas, my child, is love in action. Every time we love, every time we give, it’s Christmas” – Dale Evans Christmas day has come and gone but the spirit of Christmas is still very much in the air. With all the bustle and drama of the past few days, a lot has happened but some … More Festive Hustles

Christmas Vs Christmas

“It’s the most wonderful time of the year With the kids jingle belling And everyone telling you be of good cheer It’s the most wonderful time of the year” (lyric excerpt from ‘It’s the most Wonderful Time of The Year’ by Andy Williams) I just LOVE Christmas! Ever since I migrated to the UK about … More Christmas Vs Christmas

50 Shades of Friends

‘Friends (You can bet) I’ve got friends (My values are with my) Friends (So glad that I) I’ve got friends (And not the fair-weather kind)’ (Lyrics excerpt from ‘Friends’ by Shalamar) Here I am sitting on a flight that’s been delayed by bad weather (“Winter is coming” – thank you John Snow) when Bud showed … More 50 Shades of Friends

Just Say Thank You

“The simple act of saying ‘Thank You’ is a demonstration of gratitude in response to an experience that was meaningful to a customer or citizen” – Simon Mainwaring I have noticed an uncool trend these days and I must say I think it is unnecessarily exhausting. If you are wondering which of the trending ‘trends’ … More Just Say Thank You