2017 Highlights: Life as an Expat Librarian

Alhamdulilah (Thank God). December 2017 marked 8 years of my stint in King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST).   Yes, it has been 8 years after I made that leap of faith - moving from Singapore to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.  During those 8 years, I've learnt a lot about expat life over … Continue reading 2017 Highlights: Life as an Expat Librarian

Ramadan – Kaust 2017

Alhamdulillah, today mark the first day (27 May 2017) of the blessed month of Ramadan.  This is the month where Muslims all over the world observe 'fasting' or 'sawm.'  Muslims abstain from eating and drinking from dawn till dusk.  Muslims also abstain from sexual activities.  "Those who are sick, elderly, or on a journey, and women … Continue reading Ramadan – Kaust 2017