يا حفيظ.

We siblings were playing with our cousins outdoors. My brother fell from his cycle hitting his chin. He bled badly. For a second there was screaming from everyone around. His mouth became a pool of blood. Hearing us scream, I vividly remember the way my mother ran from her prayer mat saying يا حفيظ (…

An emotional upheaval.

Mr. has no excitement. For anything common in general. I use to wonder. I will describe all the minor matters in detail. Today my Chai came out good. The reply comes is it? ! A new leafbud is blossoming in my gooseberry plant. Nice! Mostly he has nothing to say. Let me accentuate Listens. Keenly!…

حاتم ❤️

To new mornings with unfamiliar routines.To more sleepless nights and furthermore content heart.To learn many and unlearn plenty.To being brave when utterly terrified.To more of you and yours, less of me and mine.To unravel the silent sacrifices left by women beofore me in this journey.To MotherhoodI hope,I hope,i can be the finest of me.In sha…

I did not anticipate this!

I lived in a joint family when younger. We were 13 kids under one roof. Me being the eldest was the first one to finish 10th std. Back then clearing 10th exams were considered to be a huge milestone. We were given gifts. Was it the same in you families? I have not noticed such…

Where shall I find a change hub?

2 years back i had been to thalassery for a friend’s engagement function. Since I had 3 hours of travel one way I started from home a bit early. My journey was by train, proceeded by bus. After getting down from the bus I took an auto to the venue. It was within 2 km,…

Our lucky Escape?

An Airport story again. Me and Mr. had to move to a new place because of his transfer. Our belongings were already sent, tickets were booked, room in the new place was paid in advance, driver for our pick up at the destination was arranged, everything was done. We vacated our room, passed on the…

Solace in the ordinary.

I was yearning to see and be with my mother for a long long time. Letting each day pass by counting the days to my departure was not easy. When Saudi government declared 72 hours to exit or enter the country I had to prepone my ticket without a second thought. I reached my Mr’s…

Let us..

Hello everyone, Hope you all readers are doing well. It’s been a while since I’ve shared anything here. Sadly my drafts still remain as drafts. Ever since riots broke out in different parts of our country I have been less motivated to furnish them. My heart goes out to the people who were affected directly…

My trap story.

Early last year I did something for the first time. Took a flight alone. Short trip to Dubai. I was told by my mother, her brother i.e my uncle will be there to pick me up when I touch down. He did come, but was little late. Quickly he had a small talk, asked me…

A querie.

Few months back when i was at this park sitting alone in a swing, a native(Arab) lady approached me. She asked me my name, my native and how long im in this place all in broken English. Language was a little barrier. But we(atleast me) enjoyed having our small talk while it lasted. I was…