Off The Cuff

  • Happy Diwali and best wishes for the New Year
    Oct 18, 2017 Avi Bhojani,Special to Gulf News
    The bar has been raised very significantly by the current leaders of the UAE
  • Security is an un-lying camera
    04:47 pm Kevin Martin, Special to Gulf News
    The next time Camera 3 flashed its footage, Barney sat up straighter, leaned forward as though to verify what he was seeing
  • When it rains, it pours in Bengaluru
    Oct 17, 2017 Mahmood Saberi,Special to Gulf News
    ‘Bangalore is the only city where distance is measured in units of time’
  • The changing colours of Diwali
    Oct 16, 2017 Lalit RaizadaSpecial to Gulf News
    From diyas to candles to electric bulbs to string lights has been a big transition during the past decades
  • Just a simple question
    Oct 14, 2017 Christina Curran,Special to Gulf News
    It pays to take regular breaks from the din that permeates most of our lives and look out for each other a bit more
  • Becoming the ‘older’ generation
    Oct 13, 2017 Cheryl Rao,Special to Gulf News
    Where once a few years’ difference in age made us feel like we had nothing in common and seemed like a huge bridge to cross, now a decade or more still keeps us within the same generation
  • Routines and the rhythm of life
    Oct 12, 2017 Sudha Subramanian,Special to Gulf News
    In the quiet folds of this routine lives the beautiful undiscovered truth of life
  • Six of one half a dozen of the other
    Oct 11, 2017 Kevin Martin,Special to Gulf News
    I am impressed and, as always, grateful to learn something new
  • How to bring home the perfect potatoes
    Oct 10, 2017 Mahmood Saberi,Special to Gulf News
    Times have changed for the worst, I grumbled, taking a picture of a fruit that I had never seen before and uploading it on Twitter, with the caption, ‘Anyone know what this is?’
  • A race experience
    Oct 09, 2017 Gautam Raja,Special to Gulf News
    I would be proud to take that Miami Dolphins merchandise off that instructor
  • Safety statistics and fear of flying
    Oct 08, 2017 Rowan Davies
    As soon as I board a plane, I become a sweat-drenched hysteric strung tighter than piano wire. And nothing can quell the terror
  • A Look Back at Life as an Expat in the UAE
    Oct 07, 2017 Fyna Ashwath,Special to Gulf News
    This country has certainly offered many of us the opportunities that we came looking for and several other perks beyond that
  • Our travelling show
    Oct 06, 2017 Cheryl Rao,Special to Gulf News
    A journey with our two ‘children’ became something of a travelling circus
  • She’s got the look
    Oct 05, 2017 Vanaja Rao,Special to Gulf News
    It isn’t just people whom a woman knows well, but even strangers who can be read like a book
  • Same womb space, yet poles apart
    Oct 04, 2017 Kevin Martin,Special to Gulf News
    Dough in my hands and under my ministrations is another story and requires another column so we’ll set that aside ...
  • Are you suffering from NoMo?
    Oct 03, 2017 Mahmood Saberi,Special to Gulf News
    The only way I could feel that I was once again a part of society was through social media, and without a phone I was a nobody