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Why did the chicken cross the road?

Throughout the decades, there have been many answers to this question. Some, perhaps, more creative than others. A few days ago, on one of those really hot Abu Dhabi summer days; I was in the car with my dad, who was driving me home, when I was suddenly jolted out of my daydreams as he … Continue reading

Jack and Jill – extended version

I’m quite certain everyone’s heard this nursery rhyme before at one point or another. For those of you who haven’t, it goes something like this: Jack and Jill went up the hill to fetch a pail of water Jack fell down and broke his crown And Jill came tumbling after. Now, here is an ‘extended’ … Continue reading

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