Derwent Journal Three Category

she wore

If only people knew what I ate. It’s shameful. To me, it’s more than the required and balanced fuel my body needs. It’s a spiritual necessity and sometimes even a tool of punishment. Most of all, it’s a barometer of my emotional health. When I’m happy, I want to eat. And food is a big […]

Read More

teacher

Lines like Chinese water torture.    

Read More

fight

In a ring, which two artists would you enjoy watching fight? I know, it’s mean but I find the notion extremely funny. Thank you, Marcus.

Read More

daughter

Today, I miss you the most.

Read More

don’t shop and talk

I went to Jarir Bookstore this morning for what was supposed to be an in-and-out trip for primer and brushes. I made the mistake of being on the phone as I shopped. When I got home and unpacked, I saw that I had picked up-and paid for-a lovely, hardcover, A5 sketchbook. As pleasantly surprised as […]

Read More

dancers interrupted

So. What’s happening here?

Read More

asleep at the kosha

I don’t get Kuwaiti weddings. I really don’t. Last night I was sweet-talked by my mom into pretty-please dropping by a cousin’s daughter’s wedding party (you know, since I was going to two exhibitions and what was one more event anyway. At 10 pm. When my bedtime is 9:30). I literally wanted to cry after wishy-washily […]

Read More

not so haute now, i see

Haute couture (French for “high sewing” or “high dressmaking”; pronounced: [ot kutyʁ], English pronunciation: /ˌoʊt kuːˈtʊər/) refers to the creation of exclusive custom-fitted clothing. Haute couture is made to order for a specific customer, and it is usually made from high-quality, expensive fabric and sewn with extreme attention to detail and finished by the most experienced and capable seamstresses, often using time-consuming, hand-executed techniques. Couture is […]

Read More

leak

When a leaky roof becomes a source of refreshment, we drink.

Read More