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Angela Habibi, a short story from Qatar.

Angela Habibi, 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. —— The residential blocks of Qatar Aeronautical College were grey, characterless slabs that looked […]

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Theater 4, a short story from Qatar.

Theater 4, 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. —— Back in 2001 Qatar wasn’t the most exciting place in the world for […]

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The Little Pronghorn, a short story from Qatar.

The Little Pronghorn, 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. —— It was the winter of 2001 and I’d just finished an uneventful […]

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Like It Too Much, a short story from Qatar

Like it Too Much, 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. —— My first English teaching job came at a run down old […]

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Pulp Friction, a short story from Qatar.

Pulp Friction, 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. —— I’d been kicking around Doha for around six to seven weeks by the […]

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The Outstanding Blog Award!

Hey everyone, I recently picked up The Outstanding Blog Award thanks to a nomination from Ann-Kathrin at The Wandering Explorer Travel Blog. This is my second WordPress award and hey, it feels nice, especially coming from a talented blogger like Ann-Kathrin. As the tradition goes, I have to answer her seven questions and then nominate […]

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Notes From The Netherlands, a short story collection.

It’s been a strange couple of weeks for me, here in WordPress land. Since wrapping up my Siem Reap travel report series back at the end of September, I’ve been ploughing my way through dozens and dozens of old articles. You see, when I started these humble pages, way back in 2015, I had no […]

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The End of Everything, a short story from The Netherlands.

The End of Everything, a short story from The Netherlands. In June 2010 I arrived in The Netherlands with the notion of finally ‘settling down’. Young, in love and still just a little wet behind the ears, my girl and I had all the typical rat race dreams. Get the jobs so we could save […]

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Wall of Sound, a short story from The Netherlands.

Wall of Sound, a short story from The Netherlands. In June 2010 I arrived in The Netherlands with the notion of finally ‘settling down’. Young, in love and still just a little wet behind the ears, my girl and I had all the typical rat race dreams. Get the jobs so we could save money. […]

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