Video: Giving Stand-up Comedy a Shot!

So earlier this month, I took a comedy class with Dubai-based local comedy legends Dubomedy, and as part of the course, each student got to perform on the last day in front of a live audience at Warehouse Four in Al Quoz in Dubai, the venue of Hangry Hanger. This was my first time to talkContinue reading “Video: Giving Stand-up Comedy a Shot!”

When negative experiences make you a stronger person: Learning from the Spanish national football team

So the topic of learning from hardship and stressful situations has been on my mind often in the last year or so, and this week, my randomly selective memory recalled vividly the story of the Spanish national football team. The Spaniards have historically been perennial underachievers in international football. For a country that boasted andContinue reading “When negative experiences make you a stronger person: Learning from the Spanish national football team”

Race Report – IgniteDXB Hatta Hills Running Festival 2017

Race: IgniteDXB Hatta Hills Running Festival 2017 Location: Hatta, starting from the JA Hatta Fort Hotel Date: Friday March 10, 2017 Distances: 2.5k, 5k, 10k and half marathon Personal rating: 9/10 I have been enjoying this running season in the UAE, as I am not training for a full spring marathon, which means my weekendsContinue reading “Race Report – IgniteDXB Hatta Hills Running Festival 2017”

Madrid’s Retiro #Omography

One of the places that I miss the most in Madrid: Retiro Park. If I look at the running stats from October 2015 to September 2016, I bet that more than 50% of my runs were there #Omography