Posts Tagged ‘Ramadan

Dear all our Muslim readers, i would like to wish you a very very “Eid Mubarak”. May ALLAH bless you with his mercy.

I must admit that it has been close to 3 weeks now since I returned from vacation. Mavis and Xiane, as always, are still in the Philippines and enjoying their time in Baguio. Vacation’s been great and loved our stay in Bangkok, and of course, our stay in the Philippines. We were lucky that there […]

The worst thing during Ramadan is traffic jam since the timings for schools and offices are almost the same.  But in my three years in Doha, I believe that this has been the worst traffic that I’ve ever experienced.  This year, the traffic situation has reached its peak probably because there have been more cars […]

On September 7th, most schools are going to open again for the start of the First Term of school year.  This includes my daughter’s school, Doha Montessori and British School.  But since it is Ramadan, school timings will be from 7:45 am- 12:15 noon.  This would mean that we’ll be able to come home early […]

Yesterday was the last day of both work and school before the long Eid holiday. Surprisingly, there wasn’t very moderate traffic going to school in the morning and coming from school at noon. I was thinking maybe a lot of people have already skipped school and work to go on holiday a day earlier than the rest. Maybe some families had planned to leave for the Eid.


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