Over the years, I have grown used to hearing the same recurring feedback on my travels. Ranging from positive to relatively dismissive, it has made me notice that people from...
It has been weeks since I last touched this blog. It is fair to say that I have developed a certain liking for a more private existence on social media....
I didn’t have the inspiration to write for a while now. Except I have probably had the actual inspiration but went outrageously short on the time. The last five or...
I have made no secret of the grand jubilee that awaits: I will be turning 30 in a matter of, well, a day. And, unlike last year when I headed...
The summer is over. At least such is the message the UK media have been force-feeding us for the past couple of weeks, as if taking special pleasure in going...
One of my favourite colleagues stopped by my desk today. The face I so commonly know to shine with a smile had a shade of cloud over it. It turned...
Some look confused. Some start searching behind me with their eyes. Some ask if friends are waiting for me at the other end. And some even forego the courtesies altogether...
Thousands of people make their way from London airports and train stations every Christmas season. With quite a mass of travellers, trouble is just waiting to happen. This year was...
(Bosnia and Herzegovina)
It is well known that alcohol is banned in Iran. Well, it is mostly banned. Officially recognised non-Muslim communities living in Iran, such as ethnic Armenians and Assyrians, are theoretically…