Saudi National Day During the Pandemic

First, I just want to share a super strange name for a coffee shop. This opened last year, before the “actual pandemic” occurred — a little prophetic, isn’t it? Every year, our Company allows parents to have a day to bring the kids at work and it’s to celebrate the Saudi National Day. Last year […]

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The Felicity Series: Of Text Messages and Unrequited Love

Fandango’s Flash Fiction Challenge #83 Here’s my flash fiction entry for Fandango’s Flash Fiction Challenge. To join, click ME. This week’s challenge is inspired by the above image from fellow blogger Ruth at Ruth Scribbles. Felicity’s friends always tell her that she’s in love with love. She didn’t have a clue how it started but they […]

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The Villa Restaurant

I just realized that we never called this The Villa Restaurant. We have always called it Thai Villa Restaurant. I am not sure whether it used to be called Thai Villa but it’s highly possible being that this is one of the longest running restaurants in Riyadh. It practically only serves Thai Food but they […]

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#FPQ 86: My One-Armed Sister

In response to Fandango’s provocative question # 86: I have dreamt of my one-armed sister. This was last week, super recent and quite strange. I suppose this could be one of the strangest coherent dreams I have. Most of my dreams do not make sense at all. In the dream, we were on a van […]

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Cooking it Spicy

I bought some curry powder from iherb and my husband immediately thought of a particular recipe he’s found online a week ago. Unfortunately, we didn’t have the other spices required so, we had a quick grocery stop. This was in Danube, Panorama Mall in Riyadh. He was able to cook something indeed! A super spicy […]

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Gratefulness

At the moment, we’re kind of having a crisis and it’s getting more and more dire and things have been more critical than ever. I thank God because He never fails to give me hope. I continue to press on and claim onto His promises that He will not leave me like this.

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