Stories

Why my thirties rock

Why my thirties rock

May 19, 2015

I just celebrated yet another birthday. I’m not usually one to throw a party but this time I insisted on celebrating this milestone in my life. The age didn’t really matter. It was more about commemorating everything [...]

The new age caste system

The new age caste system

May 6, 2015

I was having dinner with some friends a couple of weeks ago when the discussion suddenly got heated up. The subject at hand was society and how we should only be hanging out with people of the same “social standing”. I was [...]

Why life is all about risk

Why life is all about risk

April 18, 2015

“If things seem under control, you are just not going fast enough. ” – Mario Andretti I work in finance and as all know, the famous idiom goes “without risk there is no reward”. There are simply no [...]

The circle of friends

The circle of friends

April 8, 2015

“AndΒ in the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter, and sharing of pleasures. For in the dew of little things the heart finds its morning and is refreshed.” – Kahlil Gibran, The Prophet Having lived far from my [...]

A note from my future self

A note from my future self

March 24, 2015

I often wish I could go back to 17-year-old Dana and tell her to flip off those dickheads in school that picked on her, and just walk away shrugging her shoulders. But she had to learn it the hard way. Now that I’ve matured a [...]

Men and their cars

Men and their cars

March 8, 2015

I really don’t get what all the fuss is about. “My car has a V8 engine.” “Mine has 480 horsepower.” “Check out those 21 inch alloy wheels.” Well I drive a bright red Mini Cooper with two black [...]

My love/hate relationship with my phone

My love/hate relationship with my phone

February 28, 2015

I love my phone. And when I mean phone, I clearly mean my cell phone, or as Europeans put it, my “mobile”. How else would I be able to draft this post during my lunch break? Or message my best friend who lives and works [...]

Dating: The Tinder Craze

Dating: The Tinder Craze

February 20, 2015

Tinder. Boy, oh boy, oh boyssss…. If you’re married, or living under a rock, you may not have heard of Tinder. Otherwise, you’re probably on it. Basically Tinder is a mobile app that allows you to swipe right if you [...]

Dating: Establishing your non-negotiables

Dating: Establishing your non-negotiables

February 20, 2015

Yes, I’ll admit it. I’ve dabbled in a few (if not many) self-help books on dating. For any of you who deny it, you’re just plain lying. Even an article discussing dating is considered a search for knowledge on an area [...]

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