#37 All about Ramadan

Ramadan Mubarak everyone! Today I wanted to dedicate a post all about this special month Ramadan, what it is and what it means for muslims across the world. Ramadan is the most practised holiest month in Islam where it is an obligation for all Muslims to fast for one month unless you are either pregnant,…

#36 Endometriosis – My first laparoscopy

I realise this is months on since my post last year of my pre opp for the laparoscopy. Feel free to check that post out for more information on what the process was like, particularly during this pandemic. On July the 1st, 2020, I had my first ever laparoscopy and surgery a part from a…

#35 Teaching in Kuwait – Part 1

More and more teachers are making that big move abroad to teach and live that expat lifestyle. The Middle East has become increasingly popular over the years for teachers however I think it’s fair to say Kuwait is probably the least popular choice for expats. Those that do choose to come here is usually for…

#33 Kuwait back to a curfew

Once again Kuwait is entering back into a curfew from Sunday. There were lots of rumours going around already of the possibility of a curfew/lockdown coming into the country however it was still a shock to some degree. Many have worked tirelessly campaigning for this decision not to happen to protect peoples livelihoods, businesses etc…

#32 The route to happiness

It’s past midnight here in Kuwait, as the night breeze is felt from my balcony with music playing in the background, I find myself reflecting on the things I have learnt over the last year that has contributed to making me feel happier within myself. For a very long time I have really struggled to…

#31 Kuwait National and Liberation Day

Today marks the 60th anniversary of Kuwait National Day (25th February) with the Liberation day following tomorrow which will be its 30th anniversary. It marks an important day in Kuwait history when it was liberated from the Iraqi invasion back in 1990. It celebrates the independence of Kuwait. It is also the first National and…

#30 It’s all about that kashta

If you live in Kuwait already then you are bound to know what a kashta is but for those that may not be familiar with it, it’s basically a picnic style set up often located on the beach or the desert here in Kuwait. It is a popular activity to do here, particularly during the…

#29 Harassment, Assault and Rape in Kuwait – it exists!

Today I’m writing to you all in a different way, more personal and in depth than my previous posts. You may have read one of my older posts a couple of months ago, November to be precise, titled ‘My Poem’. It wasn’t made clear what that was actually in response to but now I’m ready…