Tag: marriage

FIRED FROM THE KITCHEN 5 (7)

People usually don’t enter the kitchen in their house to cook but to hog the food kept in the cabinets and it’s safe to say that I belonged to that very category. Cooking was still a long shot, I couldn’t even turn on the gas without my mother’s help, and all of this piled on me when I got married at the frivolous age of 20. Most of my friends were studying while a few others were still trying to figure out what to do with their lives and here I was getting married, stepping into an undiscovered and new phase of my life.

Book Review: Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn 0 (0)

Gone Girl is one of my favourite novels, a sensational storyline that operates on multiple levels in many ways. It is a crime novel: an absorbing, ingenious thriller that you can’t stop reading until all the truth comes to the surface. One of the most unusual thrillers whose revelations enhance, rather than dissipate, the suspense. The last pages are chilling. 

THE STORY OF AMIN THE TAILOR, AND HIS QUEST FOR A WIFE 4.8 (5)

This is the story of Amin, a poor African tailor.

Amin was a very good man, kind-hearted and loved by all. Day after day he stitched and patched. Sewing clothes was his only means of livelihood. He was quite good at it.

One day, he decided to get married. Amin had come of age. Having saved up a little money, he called his kinsmen together and informed them of his desire to take a wife for himself. To his greatest shock and embarrassment, they laughed at him.