Through the pandemic: finding –and nurturing a new hope within

Socrates said, “The secret of change is to focus all of your energy not on fighting the old, but on building the new.” I am publishing this piece on a blog that, at some point this year, I was determined to either abandon or overhaul. Earlier this year, right in the middle of my “turning-40-so-I-should-get-a-stock-of-my-life”…

Good news! You can now pay your travel taxes online 

One of my pet peeves when traveling out of of the country is paying my travel taxes especially if there’s long lines ahead of me.  However, since paying travel taxes is one of my duties as a citizen, I welcome the Travel Tax Online Payment System, a recent initiative of TIEZA, the government arm tasked…

The Saddest Place in the World 

  The picture is that of my brother, his wife and one year old daughter, walking towards the entrance of the International Departures area of the airport. My brother, the baby of the family, is leaving for the Middle East to earn more and provide a better future for his family. He, along with countless…

Am filing my 30 days notice tomorrow — a UK cafe needs nanny for its kittens

Just when I thought that I’d be fully contented working for the man, while indulging my passion for writing through blogging and various side hustles, here comes an the news from Mental Floss: (Excerpted from the Mental Floss report)  “The Telegraph reports that the position at Cat Café Manchester pays £8 an hour and includes responsibilities like playing with and feeding the café’s…