Culture

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

“And 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 [...]

Design: Craft meets contemporary

Design: Craft meets contemporary

March 21, 2015

I have the pleasure of living in the wonderfully cosmopolitan city of Dubai. Many people complain that it isn’t culturally aware and diverse enough. Yet a lot is being done to change that with the likes of Art Dubai and Design [...]

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 [...]

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