Sunday Musings
Dubai summer

Is Dubai’s summer done?: Sunday Musings #93

I know I have been complaining about the weather down here in Dubai for a long time now, four to...
The One With The Website Changes Feature cover: Sunday Musings #92

The One With The Website Changes: Sunday Musings #92

Did you see anything new around here? Yes, I made a bit of renovation here and changed the...
Using the gym during the times of Corona: Sunday Musings #88

Using the gym during the times of Corona: Sunday Musings #88

Last week I finally felt brazen enough to start going to the gym. And to be honest I am spend more time sanitizing the equipment than exercising. According to the Government rules, it is not necessary to wear the mask while we are exercising alone. That means we were...

The One Where I Learn About UV Index: Sunday Musings #87

The One Where I Learn About UV Index: Sunday Musings #87

I have been speaking quite a bit about the temperature and humidity this summer in Dubai, so here is another fun thing I have been obsessing over this week: the UV index. As a dark skinned Indian, who had never been worried as a kid about tan or the sun protection (I...

July 2020 – Updates: Sunday Musings #86

July 2020 – Updates: Sunday Musings #86

In Dubai, we are in peak summer and the temperature is always above the 105 F (43C) and the humidity is 90%. Yes it is the humidity that is killing us! We even had a few mild dust storms during the week. On the other news, we are having a 4-day long weekend for Eid...

Week that whizzed past: Sunday Musings #84

Week that whizzed past: Sunday Musings #84

This has been one of those weeks. I can't think of one solid thing that happened and yet seven days have whizzed past. We are still following the post CoVID routines, even though there are no more restrictions over here. Better safe than sorry right? We are not going...

Pinterest and traffic statistics: Sunday Musings #83

Pinterest and traffic statistics: Sunday Musings #83

Last week was fairly normal and one thing that kinda threw a curveball at me was Pinterest. I love Pinterest, personally and for the blogging promotion. But the new algorithm has changed quite a bit and my numbers have fallen drastically in the past few days....

June 2020 – An update: Sunday Musings #82

June 2020 – An update: Sunday Musings #82

Usually I am a quick learner, but I spent quite a large part of the last two weeks of June 2020 trying to figure out the free opt-in email subscription on MailChimp and failed spectacularly. It is not much about being unable to get it working, as much as it is about...

What’s up, people?: Sunday Musings #81

What’s up, people?: Sunday Musings #81

Remember my laptop was making weird noises a while ago, and then it subdued? Well, that didn't last long. I had to send it for a repair last week and I am making do with an old laptop for now. It has been a learning curve but it works for now. But damn, I miss my...

Solar eclipse 2020: Sunday Musings #80

Solar eclipse 2020: Sunday Musings #80

In today's exciting news, parts of Asia and Africa currently are witnessing solar eclipse. It is the first solar eclipse of 2020. Some parts of the countries like Sudan, Yemen, Saudi Arabia and Oman will be able to spot an annular eclipse aka ring of fire, and other...

How are you holding up?: Sunday Musings #79

How are you holding up?: Sunday Musings #79

Last week I was on a call with a couple of Middle Eastern bloggers and Instagrammers on the topic of 'BLM and what can we do about it'. One of the members mentioned that she was feeling hopeful, because she is seeing so many people talking about it for the first time....