Source: https://flic.kr/p/oa6sWm It's been almost three months since we've touched down to the sunny (and sometimes wet) island of Singapore. Been nearly nine years since we left her shores to explore the Kingdom. Must say that we missed our family, friends and relatives, food and the ease of getting around from one place to another. … Continue reading Life Back Home
It's been a busy 2018. To summarize, I have made the decision to move back to Singapore after spending close to 9 years plying my trade in a Graduate Research Library in the Middle East. It had been an eventful 'ride'. I have never regretted making the move to work in the Middle East. I … Continue reading Journey diverted and a New Adventure begins
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
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
I'm not into Gardening that much. About 3 years back, I grew a little banana plant in my backyard. Tried to see how far it would go. Did the usual stuff, watering and fertilizing the plant. A few days back, I saw this: Anyway, I did some research on the best time to pluck the … Continue reading Growing banana without going “bananas.”
It had been a whirlwind period - Dec 2016 till Jan 2017. I was not able to post due to lots of stuff that had taken place recently. In the nutshell, here's a quick overview: Attended CNI (Coalition for Networked Information: CNI) conference in Washington DC in early Dec 2016. One of the nights, me … Continue reading What I have been up to….
Attended an Open House event today at my kid's school. He's in Grade 3 now in the PYP (Primary Years Programme - IB). Listened to his quick presentation on what he had done so far. Interesting to hear him speak about the Human Body Digestive system, skeletal system, his drawings etc. Impressed by their … Continue reading Open House @Little man school