•  

  • welcome-center-image

    Welcome to my Blog!

    Writing is how I relax from everyday stresses and pressures of life. I find it very therapeutic and energising. Very often, the value of the writing activity is the activity itself, rather than the output. Most of what I write therefore, gets quietly pushed aside, buried under a mound of paper, filed in an electronic folder forever...
    Read more
    Stories

    Dampatch: 9 – The iPatch

    For the next ten days, they developed a work routine that focused on making sure Walter worked on his invention for as much as 10 hours each day. Walter sat at his desk scribbling and drawing. Occasionally, Walter would open…

    Read more
    Stories

    Dampatch: 10 – A Day at the Races

    On Friday 9th November 2007, they caught the 9:59 train from Newport Train Station. 56 minutes later, they arrived at Cheltenham Spa Train Station and as it was a pleasant and sunny autumn day, they decided to walk the 15…

    Read more
    Stories

    Dampatch: 11 – The Sting

    On Tuesday, Riesling called Walter at home and he assured her that he submitted the application first thing on Monday. He explained that the appropriate procedure wouldn’t allow him to process his own application and that it has to be…

    Read more
    Stories

    Dampatch: 12 – Joining Forces

    After breakfast, Riesling and Walter sat down for a chat. Walter was nervous, very depressed and nursing a shocking headache. Riesling on the other hand, had her nostrils flared and her eyes burning with determination. Walter thought she never looked…

    Read more
    Stories

    Dampatch: 13 – The Plot Thickens

    Walter got home and found Zatar very angry, very hungry and with a lot of things to say about the bad service she has been getting lately. Walter went to his computer to finish off the copyright amendment to his…

    Read more
    Stories

    Dampatch: 14 – Playing Dirty

    Walter arrived at Riesling’s front door soon before 7:00 p.m. Over dinner, Riesling briefed Walter on her progress with the estate agents and the Registry office and Walter gave her his birth certificate and the electricity bill as proof of…

    Read more
    Stories

    Dampatch: 15 – What’s in a Name?

    Over the next three days, Riesling concentrated on putting her house on the market by letting Alexandra, a woman from George Henry come along and measure up her house to prepare a sales brochure. She also went to the Registry…

    Read more
    Stories

    Dampatch: 16 – The Cunning Plan

    The taxi arrived at the Registrar’s Office in Gold Tops on Saturday 24 November 2007 at 12:25 and Riesling got out dressed in her lemon silk dress with matching handbag and shoes. She had a yellow rose pinned to her…

    Read more
    Stories

    Dampatch: 17 – Fighting Back

    Over the last week of November and first week of December two major events happened in Riesling and Walter’s lives. The first major event was Riesling struck lucky and sold her house to a couple who were down sizing and…

    Read more
    Stories

    Dampatch: 18 – Getting Ready

    On the evening of Saturday 15 December, Walter and Riesling sat down for a television dinner and to celebrate the sale of Riesling house the day before. They both felt they needed a break away from their computers and to…

    Read more

    Best posts from Mufid

    Editor's Picks

    Yorkie

    Close