Little People

By |July 15th, 2016|

It turns out my little people are becoming…not so little. A. is about to start his first school soon, and D. is already a fifth grader; to her relief, fifth grade still does come along with a pink uniform, rather […]

Sea Fun

By |February 26th, 2016|

We had a little bit of fun before the heat rises up back to unbearable levels and any seaside activities will be akin to staring out of a mall window into the horizon.

We had a rather terrible tea that we […]

From Eid al-Fitr Celebration

By |July 28th, 2015|

We’ve had a lovely (and relatively small this year) Eid lunch at my mother in law’s house few days back. It was busy as usual, with kids running around and playing, and people chatting and celebrating the end of the […]

Eid Mubarak, from Ovenhill to You

By |July 17th, 2015|

Went out (after a month spent indoors, because Ramadan) today; well, if checking our building and whether it still stands is counted as outing. It does stand, bar few bricks which got blown out from a part of the wall. […]

From Sand to Castle (Sandcastle!)

By |June 15th, 2015|

Ok, maybe not a castle. It is somewhere between villa and a castle in my puny European eyes; it is, however, considered a rather small family house here among the Kuwaitis. Angle of view, origin of upbringing? Maybe. Nonetheless, it’s […]


By |April 28th, 2015|

…on the rough building of our house, and losing nerves and a carload of dinars in process too. This for that, I suppose. And since it’s slightly over a hundred kilometers from our current residence to the building site, there’s […]