Notes by Nectar

Your destiny lies in your own hands

It wasn’t a terribly exciting week to begin with. I was home for most of it, unless I went to yoga or to the gym or to a piano lesson. On Wednesday night I went to a ‘Book Lover’s Quiz Night’ at the World Trade Centre Club. I’d managed to put together a team of …

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After my session with Trevor on Sunday morning, I had to get down to some work as I was still swamped. At about 4pm I decided I needed a break so I walked up to Tim Horton’s and sat down with a coffee and my book. I wanted to finish reading Marina by Carlos Ruiz Zafón …

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I had to cancel my Sunday morning session with Trevor as I had to be in Sharjah by 10am and I wasn’t sure I’d be back in time. I got to Sharjah, had my blood test and X-ray and was done in about 20 minutes. The traffic coming back to Dubai was pretty bad and …

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After the craziness of the week before, this week was quite the opposite. I woke up on Sunday with a scratchy throat. I knew I was going to get sick soon. I left home at about 1pm to deposit a cheque at the new bank where we have our business account. We used to be …

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In case you’re wondering – no, you haven’t missed several posts, I just haven’t written them yet! I figured I had to start somewhere so I thought I’d start with my most recent antics and work my way backwards (and forwards). I had a Sunday morning session with Trevor and then went to work. It …

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I had a really busy week with work and it was a heavy social week too! After my session with Randy on Sunday, I had a few errands to run – send out a transfer from Standard Chartered Bank in Mankhool, pay one of my mum’s bills in Karama, and meet a friend for lunch …

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What a busy week! I had my usual work and gym sessions but it was also a very social week… After my session with Randy on Sunday morning I went to the airport to meet a friend from London who was on his way to Riyadh. He’d been in Abu Dhabi for work and his …

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After my session with Randy on Sunday morning, my parents suggested that I sort out my PIO card. I’d been putting this off for one reason or another but my parents were insistent that I sort it out. Ugh. Mum and I went to a typing centre at Al Khaleej Centre. I don’t know why …

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