Blogs in December 2021

Single Man Dancing Alone 2nd December 2021

James O’Bryan arrives in Qatar in 1977 to take up his post as an English language teacher. His intention is to stay for two years and then continue his travels. However, when he meets the Al Bahr family he...

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Love from A-Z 9th May 2021

An unforgettable romance following two Muslim teens who meet during a spring break trip. Zayneb’s teacher, who won’t stop reminding the class how “bad” Muslims are. Meet Zayneb, the only Muslim in class, she isn’t bad. She’s angry. When...

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The House of Fortune 30th December 2020

Qatar is now the richest nation on earth but in the 1920s the tiny desert country struggled to survive. Over half a century we follow the Al Bahr family, whose traditional pearl-diving days must change in a world of...

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Hello American Lady Creature: What I Learned as a Woman in Qatar 31st March 2020

Lisa Kirchner was 35 when she married the man of her dreams. They moved to Qatar for one last adventure before starting a family, but things quickly derailed. Her job brought unanticipated challenges. Then she learned she’d never have...

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The Dohmestics 31st March 2020

As always Rajakumar gives a inside view of a culture, reflecting the ups and downs of a people who love, hate and are trying to live their daily lives as triumphantly as possible. – Michelle Cornwell Jordan, IndieWriters Review...

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