Project 365: September 2015
Project 365

Project 365: September 2015 recap

While a lot of other 365-ers out there are taking photos of the beautiful Autumn weather, much of my September looked the same as my August, July, and June. That’s what Bahrain’s got going for it – consistency.

September saw me take part in my first Instagram Challenge – Tales of September, set up by Tori. Taking photos based off of prompts isn’t something I’m good at. Especially with me never leaving the home during work weeks. So it was challenging! Worth it. However, not sure I’ll be taking part in another for a while…

I’ve spent the last few days of September in London. This #emailgeek was very happy to have finally gone to her first Email Design Conference and have another go at this speaking malarkey! Excellent experience all around and would totally do it again.

And as I write this from my old home in the UK, I’m looking forward to be heading back to my real home in Bahrain on Sunday. Continue Reading


Soundtrack Pick: Z for Zachariah

Film scores are my jam. They help me concentrate when I’m working. Relax me when I’m just idly browsing the Internet. But of late I’ve not been able to find one that’s inspired me. In the past if I’ve enjoyed a film, it was fairly conclusive that I’d enjoy the film score. Something’s changed. This isn’t happening so much anymore.

I began to worry. Is it because I’m growing older? What do I do? Do I just let this happen? So I persevered. With every new film that I saw and enjoyed, I checked out the film score. Nothing. Until Z for Zachariah. Continue Reading


Remember when… #2: The first big holiday together

It’s no secret that I like Google. And I like Google even more when it reminds me that seven long years ago I went on holiday to Barcelona to a lovely bunch of people.

SEVEN YEARS! When I saw that number I was a little shocked. Has it really been that long? The memories of that holiday are still so vivid. Starting with getting to the check-in desk at Luton airport and finding out that you accidentally forgot the first name of one of your closest friends. Sorry Mel! And having the shock of my life when the tire of your rental explodes in an underpass in the middle of the city. During rush hour. Continue Reading

What I've been watching: Last five films

What I’ve been watching: Last five films #2

Guess who’s upped her film count in a matter of days? This person. You know how you make time to clean the house or plan your weekend. Well, I’ve made time for some film watching and it reminded me that it’s something I need. I need my film time. So I carved out some time to watch some great films. Continue Reading

Project 365: August 2015
Project 365

Project 365: August 2015 recap

Please let the days start to get cooler. Please? Just the other day it was about 36 degrees C outside, but the feels like temperature was in the 50s. With 84% humidity. At 1am. This. This is life in Bahrain in the summer.

By the looks of the photo highlights I’ve picked out for August 365 photos, it just looks like I spent the entire month eating. In my defence though, there’s not a lot of other things to do in Bahrain when it gets this hot. It’s either eating, going to the mall and drinking. Well, okay. Sorry. That’s not fair. But I think it’s fair to say those are probably the most popular things to do. Continue Reading