Cartoon Network- Seven things that make it so child un-friendly.

Channel 300 is E junior.Channel 310, Cartoon Network. My five year old is all day long channel toggling between the two. So, its either 300 or 310.Like most homes with children in this age group, and yes, with one television set, we don’t get to see any other channel here. So, we are watching or…

Mammootty, over the phone.

Vibha is lovely.In the sense, she is an ordinary, full of simplicity, a fun loving type.I couldn’t say totally fun loving, because she does get boring when it comes to staying up really late in the night or going out late on a Friday evening.(She works on Saturdays!Sigh!) She has her reservations with a lot…

Kiss of Zephyr

Looking out of my apartment on the 14 th floor, the sky always looks bright. Sun kissed and brightly blue.It is so beautifully blue that the waters of Mamzar glow under its love,not in the least revealing its secret of faking originality.Watching the cars lined one behind the other,hardly moving at most times on the…

The life of a Modern Bedouin- Crumbling Prejudices- Part 1

It was past four in the evening. The sun was still shining at its magnificent best. It was piercing the right side of my face as strongly as the uncertainty was piercing me. The uncertainty of finding success in tracing the purest Arabs- The Bedu. The car was preparing to ride through the desert. The sand…

The blue in the grey

The parking space in front of our building doesn’t seem sufficient at most times to the building tenants. The barren land that lies ahead which is to soon be the parking space for a building in construction beside ours is thus also used most times by the renters of our building. So often it is…

Excessive sunlight,yet deficient vitamin D

Dubai- the sparkling skyscrapers, glossing cars and remarkable architecture basking in the sun. Not to overlook, lots and lots of sunlight, but with a major deficiency-Vitamin D. The tropical weather can take a lot of blame for the major deficiency of this vital vitamin, which ensures that calcium is well absorbed by the body. In…