Category Archives: Short Story – Omani Theme

April 11

Exposed!

Exposed!  Image Exposed – For Demonstration Purposes Only! Many of us believe that if we have a secret that we hold very near and dear to our chest and if we share it with our closest trusted confidantes; then that secret will remain so as a secret. Many people have learnt to their greatest discomfort, […]

April 10

Please Write A Book About Me!

Please Write A Book About Me!   Aliyazah Yazuiy Photos   My  First (Formal) Granddaughter Aliyazah  (Yazuiy) – Gazelle – yesterday asked me to write a book about her! Seeing my home library and my 10 books authored by me – http://www.myownmajid.com – she told me – Grandfather? Please write a book about me! How […]

April 01

Cultural Differences!

CULTURAL DIFFERENCES.     Images – Cultural Differences – For Illustration Demonstration Purposes Only! Have you been in this situation where you are in a foreign land and sometimes find yourself in a very awkward and embarrassing situation in what you had thought was an innocent ordinary signal or body movement has caused offence? For example, […]

March 29

Goodbye; Our Mama! In Memoriam!

  http://mylatemother.weebly.com/the-article.html Goodye; Our Mama! Original – October 26, 2009 As had appeared in The Oman Daily Observer of November 1st 2009 under My Column – This is the Original Version. Goodbye, Our Mama! Rest In Peace!   Images – Crying Lady – My Late Mother and Parents! Our Late Mother (Mama Bi.) Jokha Hamed Zahor […]

March 29

The Glass Is Bent!

http://majidtouch.wordpress.com/a-02-all-about-me/the-glass-is-bent/   The Glass Is Bent! BETWEEN US ONLY!  The Glass Is Bent!  Now – She was smiling broadly! If you are an expert, one can then easily tell that this was a genuine and sincere smile, no artificial or make up thingsthatwe see nowadays in commercials and advertisements – and that depends on who is […]

March 24

“It is Company Policies, Sir!”

“It is Company Policies, Sir!”   The taxi screeched to a stop right in the middle of the road, and in front of the mosque. The burly taxi driver jumped out and chased the boy into the mosque. “What do you think” the driver screamed, catching the boy by the cuff of his shirt’s neck, […]

March 24

Yes, Dear!

Yes – Dear! The other day I met this old friend of mine shopping in a Children’s Shop for a baby hammock-cum-pram.  He looked very agitated, trying to argue desperately with the lady sales assistant to ‘reduce the price’.  He kept looking at his wallet whilst talking to this lady.   Finally, the exasperated sales lady […]

March 23

The Crying Baby on Board (The Plane)!

The Crying Baby on Board (The Plane)! I was seating comfortably on my window seat looking outside when I felt this light tap on my shoulder! These kind of things always make me frightened with all these stories of hijacking, terror and mixed up identities. I do not know why – but travelling makes me […]

March 22

They Break Our Hearts! And Make Us Cry!

They Break Our Hearts! And Make Us Cry! 1 – The Office Driver. He bid a tearful farewell to his newly married wife. Beggars cannot be choosers – and he had to feed his parents, family and his new wife now. Just to make himself forget his new wife and plight – he spent hours […]

March 22

A Question Of Chemistry!

A Question Of Chemistry!   A Question of Chemistry? They tell me that I look great when I put on my 3-piece suit. Perhaps it is my large built body, perhaps the way I carry myself when wearing one. I can assure you that – and I pride myself too to be so – that […]