Notes by Nectar

Your destiny lies in your own hands

The Literature Festival is definitely my favourite event in the Dubai calendar and I look forward to it every year like most women look forward to the Harrods sale. I became a ‘friend’ of the Festival last year and decided it was worth doing again: you get use of the outdoor lounge, complimentary tea and …

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I was shattered on Sunday. The week before had caught up with me and I just wanted to sleep but I had a ton of work to do. I worked all of Sunday and then my dad arrived that evening from Bombay. I was home for most of Monday too. I went to the Shangri-La …

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I enjoyed the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature so much last year I decided I was definitely going to go again this year, especially when I found out Tan Twan Eng was going to be coming to Dubai. He has become one of my favourite authors – I read The Gift of Rain in 2007 …

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