BTS effect resurrects out-of-print book on early death

The leader of K-pop sensation BTS has turned an out-of-print book into a bestseller in South Korea in just days, as fans flocked to...

We don’t know what we don’t know

By Jamie Etheridge This week in the office we had a discussion about the dangers of swimming in the sea. I asked how many people...

The addiction spider web

By Sahar Moussa Addiction is like being stuck in a spider web-you get friendly with the spider in the beginning but stung by it at...

What comes next?

By Sahar Moussa The global coronavirus pandemic threw us all straight into a panic, and more than a year and a half later, many have...

Don’t let your guard down

By Shakir Reshamwala Life seems to be on the mend. Yes, the health situation in Kuwait nowadays makes one wax lyrical, as optimism - and...

Count your blessings

By Shakir Reshamwala After yet another year of coronavirus restrictions, including curfews, lockdowns, closures and travel curbs, Kuwait is beginning to return to some semblance...

Two Thousand Dinars: A Lamentable Legacy

By Nejoud Al-Yagout First, we heard that residents above the age of 60 would not be allowed to renew their residencies if they did not...

The incredible incident of the two lighters

By Sahar Moussa Have you ever gone with your children to a supermarket and they grabbed a bar of chocolate, chips, candy, or juice and...

Speak in tongues

By Shakir Reshamwala It is not uncommon to find non-Arabs residing in Kuwait for decades who can barely speak Arabic. If they do speak the...

We Still Have Time To Change

By Nejoud Al-Yagout It is disconcerting and alarming that so many people in our society are distressed. Women are distressed for many reasons, ranging from...

Summer time dread and mantras to counter it

By Jamie Etheridge The prospect of spending the entire summer hiding from Kuwait's 55C+ heat fills me with anxiety. I have two children who recently...

The Life of Expatriates

By Nejoud Al-Yagout Each time an expatriate reads the newspaper, it appears they are not only reading the news, but searching for hope. They are...

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