Here We StartJanuary 1, 2015

Here We Start – Issue # 58 – Happy New Year!

December was full of achievements for Sail, ensuring 2014 ends with a thunder and confirming how successful it has been for us! It started with me receiving the Arab Woman Award in the Literature category, for all the work and efforts that has been put towards Sail to develop the literature scene in the UAE.

Guest ArticleJanuary 1, 2015

“Roles” and “Models”

Article in brief: the article covers how in today’s society, people don’t need to have any educational background, or be an expert in anything, to be famous. They simply need to be “popular” on social media and are automatically perceived as role models despite them having nothing to earn being so influential. February 11, 2011 –

Guest ArticleJanuary 1, 2015

Without A Photographic Archive, Does That Make Us Non-Existent?

Written by Alia Al Shamsi (@AliaAlShamsi) Article in brief: The author reflects on the changing perspective on the need

Crack the Core CodeJanuary 1, 2015

Free Falling

Article in brief: This article explores the different forms of trust and their importance throughout our lives. Back in

Emirati ReflectionsJanuary 1, 2015

Grandma’s Sewing Machine

Article in brief: The author reflects on his grandmother’s sewing machine and what it meant for the previous generations.

Habillez-MoiJanuary 1, 2015

Are Fashion Competitions Paving The Way For Designers?

Article in brief: The author contemplates the result of a designer participating in design competitions. When I first discovered Project Runway, the process that contestants went through fascinated me. The drama that ensued behind the scenes created another form of entertainment. The results however were equally important, and hearing different kinds of criticism from the

Hidden PromisesJanuary 1, 2015

To Eat or Not to Eat, That Is the Question

Article in brief: The author discusses the importance of considering eating disorders as an actual disorder rather than a

Little Doses of HappinessJanuary 1, 2015

The Joy of Road trips

Article in brief: A reflection on what makes road trips so much fun. For my honeymoon in October, my husband and I decided to have a bit of both; some classic honeymoon island relaxing and some historical road trip adventure. For the road-trip half of our honeymoon, we went to Spain and decided to rent a

LOL - Live Out LoudJanuary 1, 2015

The Sequel – Act 2015

Article in brief: The writer explores the lure of new beginnings & follows through on the piece in the December Issue. This article is about taking the time to prepare for the year ahead and will leave you with a sense of awareness of the importance of taking ownership and focusing your attention on a

Lost in ReverieJanuary 1, 2015

Nothing But A Heart To Heart

Article in brief: The author opens up to the readers admitting that she’s still looking for something she’s

Of Ships And KingsJanuary 1, 2015

Splashes of Fun

Article in brief: Does working in a strict, controlled environment increase our productivity? Omar Al Owais explores.  I do not consider myself a very athletic person. I only recently took up the hobby of running, which I practice in the gym, charity walks, cross country races and marathons. I recently participated in The Color Run

Out of CopyrightJanuary 1, 2015

Emiratisation

Article in brief: The author discusses the initiative of Emiratisation and how it may not be fully implemented as it should be in order to create more job opportunities for Emiratis to serve the country. Emiratisation is a term that is being echoed all over the UAE. It has been emphasized upon since H.H. Sheikh Mohammed Bin

Pocket Full of BooksJanuary 1, 2015

Status: Tears Till The Very End

Article in brief: The author gives her book review on “If I Stay”. “Dying is easy. Living is

The Heart of MakingJanuary 1, 2015

The Sign Makers

Article in brief: Walking through a signage street in Ajman to explore the different processes that take place in

The Words WithinJanuary 1, 2015

Congratulations, Mom! Where’s My Tea?

Article in brief: The author looks at the excessive pressure that society imposes on new mothers instead of providing them with time and space to recover and enjoy their moment. As I become an aunt for the first time, I am filled with pride and joy as I carry my nephew in my arms. However,