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Here We StartJuly 30, 2015

Here We Start – Issue #64

Ramadan has left us just two weeks ago, and summer has now officially started for many. There are those who will travel away for a month to change scenery and refresh themselves, and there are those who will stay in town due to other commitments, or because they simply love staying back home. Whatever it

Uno Momento: A Moment of ContemplationJuly 28, 2015

Frozen’s Motto: Let it Go

Article in brief: Disney films offer some wise life advice worth considering by adults. Nowadays, many of us refrain

Pocket Full of BooksJuly 27, 2015

To Kill A Mocking Bird Book Review

Article in brief: the author reviews the literature classic “To Kill A Mocking Bird” by Harper Lee. ´Mockingbirds

Musings of an “Entrepreneur”July 25, 2015

Avoiding Burnout By Focusing On Your Talents

Article in brief: the importance of focusing on your skills and taking time out to unwind to ultimately benefit your business.  Burnout. It’s something we are all susceptible to at one point in our lives or another. Working around the clock without taking the time off to nourish your soul and reassess your surroundings can

Reflections of the MindJuly 21, 2015

Is the Emirati Dialect at Risk of Disappearing?

Article in brief: The Emirati dialect is at a threat of being lost as a result of globalization. I

Pocket Full of BooksJuly 18, 2015

“How To Tell If Your Cat Is Plotting To Kill You” Book Review

Article in brief: the author gives us her book review on Matthew Inman’s “How To Tell If Your

Lost in ReverieJuly 15, 2015

Words to Self

Article in brief: The author explains how what you repeat to yourself is what you become. I believe

Media CoverageJuly 13, 2015

Dubai Today Radio Interview with Nasser Al Falasi & Sidiqa Sohail

Suzanne Radford interviewed our columnists Nasser Al Falasi (column: Just A Nassasary) and Sidiqa Sohail (column: Musings of An Entrepreneur) on her show “Voices of Diversity” on Dubai Eye. In the interview, Suzanne discussed with Nasser his articles You, I & Us, and Societies & “Bushido”, while she discussed with Sidiqa her experience with running Spontiphoria and some

The Heart of MakingJuly 12, 2015

The Arabian Headpiece ‘Ugal’ Maker

Article Brief: Author visits an Ugalor, Arabian male headpiece maker, and explores the contemporary process of making it,

Habillez-MoiJuly 9, 2015

The Secret Behind Ramadan Collections

Article in brief: Author takes a closer look at why Ramadan collections are extremely sought-after. The comfort of

The Words WithinJuly 6, 2015

See No Evil, Smell No Evil

Article in brief: The author looks at the local laws imposed on eating and drinking during fasting hours in Ramadan and ponders as to whether such drastic measures are really necessary. We’re in Ramadan, the holiest month of the Islamic year, and this is the time when we can reignite our faith and strengthen our bond

Emirati ReflectionsJuly 4, 2015

Ramadan, Then and Now

Article in brief: the author reminiscences about the traditions of Ramadan during his childhood. My seven-year-old Mohammad will fast

Just a NassasaryJuly 1, 2015

You, I & Us

Article in brief: The author talks about the importance of setting up a common societal goal as means to progress by studying historic and recent examples of tolerance or division in societies. In my previous article I talked about working social structures and the things that contribute to a productive society. However, for social structures to

Here We StartJune 29, 2015

June 2015 Issue # 63

As you may have noticed by now, we’ve changed the way we run Sail Magazine. We now publish more regularly and have spread out the articles of the monthly issue across the month as many readers requested. We hope you like the new approach and enjoy reading Sail Magazine better with it. As we approach

Pocket Full of BooksJune 27, 2015

Book Review: Eat. Nourish. Glow.

Article in brief: the author shares with us her book review on “Eat. Nourish. Glow”, about healthy eating

The First Years Last ForeverJune 23, 2015

What Happens Online Stays On Google Forever

Article in brief: Children and adolescents who share personal content online can get exposed to predatory risks and can destroy their image for a lifetime. Engaging in Social Media (SM) platforms has become a common activity among children and adolescents since it provides a portal for entertainment and communication through various programs and social sites.