It’s only the end of the world!

Or Juste la fin du monde, in French. I find the title alone remarkable. The movie starts with Louie (Gaspard Ulliel), a playwright, paying a visit to his family after years of absence. He seems to have cut them off from his life and is only returning back to inform them of his terminal illness. … Continue reading It’s only the end of the world!

How is life in Qatar really after the diplomatic crisis?

"What it is like to live under siege?" I read that headline somewhere. The opening line was about how people are living in Qatar after the recent diplomatic crisis. Of course, it is true that all business has been affected and will continue to be so unless the countries involved try and come up with … Continue reading How is life in Qatar really after the diplomatic crisis?

He Who Holds The Key

Under normal circumstances, I'm a fun loving human who believes in equality, humanity and tolerance. Normally. But when I'm locked outside my home, and I really need to use the bathroom... This is the third time we have been locked out. Not one. Not twice. But the THIRD time. I think our building guard is … Continue reading He Who Holds The Key

Blog Tember Challenge: Day Five

Sept 18th: Tell a tale of traveling, a city or country you've been to or a favorite vacation. This is the tale of one large, crazy city called Bangkok. I came back from Bangkok the same way I went: stifling my sobs on Thai airways, who by the way have the coolest seat colors. When … Continue reading Blog Tember Challenge: Day Five

She uses FUCK a lot

Yes, I know that a lot of y'all out there don't use it anymore because Facebook is so 2010. Instead y'all have switched to twitter. I think y'all have made a wise decision. 140 words equals less bullshit so brava to Jack Dorsey and his team. I'll stop with the y'alls now. There are people … Continue reading She uses FUCK a lot

Let me introduce you to my deranged family!

I have had an exceptionally great day yesterday. What with all the hassle surrounding mom's second marriage to a guy fifteen years older than her, deciding whether to immigrate to Canada/Cali, shifting our house and planning where go for further studies, I finally got my much needed break today. It's true what they say. Being around … Continue reading Let me introduce you to my deranged family!

Czech or Cali part 2

I am grateful for all the good and bad things in life. Specially the bad things. After all, they are the ones that make for an awesome blog. So when I spent this week fighting with my mom, through all those frustrating, hair-pulling, exhausting moments, I was only thinking: YES! Awesome blog ahead! KIDDING. To … Continue reading Czech or Cali part 2

Czech or Cali?

As some of you may have heard, my mom's getting married. Again. This guy she's getting married to is from Canada. He intends on moving to California since the temperature is more bearable there. So obviously after the precious wedding ceremony, we all will migrate to Cali and I can be one of the "california … Continue reading Czech or Cali?