"Short stories and travel reports from my life adventures around the globe".

Category: 4. Baptism of Fire

Baptism of Fire, a short story from Qatar.

In the summer of 2001 I boarded a near-empty Qatar Airways flight to Doha. Reuniting with my family who’d recently moved there for my father’s new job, it was my first time living abroad. ‘‘This is your classroom’’ said Jamla, switching on the light. It flickered dubiously for a few seconds before finally illuminating the […]

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