Guaranteed Rain

The bonfire was about six feet tall. More or less seventy people danced around it, and the group leader chanted Energy Ball over and over again. We sat a few meters away with the huge fire hose beside us, ready for any unwanted incidents. It was a dry starry night but the wind picked up and the embers were like tiny fireflies, they danced towards the palm leaves to the tune of Energy Ball. Continue reading “Guaranteed Rain”

Day 9 – Turtles All the Way Down and Other Books

Since we have less work and more offs, I had more time to read. And I take only two to three evenings to finish a book so here are the recent three.

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Day 5, 6, 7 & 8: The Loner and Other Stories

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”

Day 4 – Sarah The Little Monkey

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”

Day 3 – The Boat is Sinking

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”

The 14-Day Project – Island Isolation Stories

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”