Day 5 – The Loner
It was my lone working day as my colleague was off on Wednesday. I’m usually productive when alone as there are less distractions. Nobody asks anything, nobody chitchats and the office is quiet. Continue reading “Day 5, 6, 7 & 8: The Loner and Other Stories”
Sarah was born to an Italian mother and a Maldivian father. I would say, she is one of the luckiest kids I’ve ever seen. Her father works with us and so she visits the island on weekends and spends the days on the sea. During school holidays, she goes back to Italy and travels around Europe to walk along the forests, farms and the likes. What a childhood right? Continue reading “Day 4 – Sarah The Little Monkey”
Monday is a working day for me. I had to specify which day I am off or on because one, we have more off days now due to the unpaid days and the pending leaves that we had to take and two, we can’t even recognize the difference between the days except for the spelling of the day itself. Continue reading “Day 3 – The Boat is Sinking”
I woke up at eight in the morning that Sunday. Strange. That was earlier than the day before. With no alarms set. Continue reading “Day 2 – Dance the Night Away”
It was a Saturday. And I took off.
We were take two days off per week until further notice to clear off pending leaves. Continue reading “Day 1 – We Live in a Bubble”
On my last post, I’ve mentioned how I felt sad about bidding goodbye to our last guest and that, a 14-day quarantine will commence before anyone can leave the island. Continue reading “The 14-Day Project – Island Isolation Stories”
We planned to go to the bar at around 9pm so we can listen to our acoustic duo’s last performance. The bar usually closes at 10pm and one hour of live music should be good enough, I thought.
Continue reading “This Is Our Last Song”
We are in the most interesting of times. Not that it’s good but we are in a time of uncertainty. Nobody knows what’s gonna happen next.
At times, I feel like I’m in a movie. Or in a Déjà vu, except that I have seen the real life scenarios in movies I’ve watched before instead of dreams. Continue reading “Life in the Time of Corona Virus”
I’m back to the Maldives after a short holiday at home and as soon as I arrived to the island, I jumped into the water to swim. Not literally though as I arrived by almost midnight yesterday. I went for a swim today to feel good and start trimming down all the sugar, fats and oil I’ve collected from the glutton that I was for the last two weeks. Continue reading “Summer is almost here! Is your body beach ready?”
For those who know me personally or have been reading my blog for some time now, you would know that I’ve been working in the Maldives since 2016 and my thoughts on my Boracay visit would (probably) be interesting.
Continue reading “Boracay: On a Personal Note”