Posts Tagged ‘Arizza’

A Journey to Nowhere

A Journey to Nowhere

Jurgienne Arizza, 21 April 2012
A giant lurch jolts you awake, and you open your eyes to the soothing warmth of sunlight caressing your cheeks, to the sharp bursts of air gulped greedily by your lungs, the bright summer morning gently forcing its way through your eyelids, which were still slightly held together by the sticky, heavy fingers of slumber.

What Really Matters

What Really Matters

Jurgienne Arizza 5th Feb ’11
“It is preoccupation with possessions, more than anything else, that prevents us from living freely and nobly. “

Adieu Dubai Summer ’10

Adieu Dubai Summer ’10

Jurgienne Arizza, 14 Sept. ’10

I expected this summer to come and go without any worries, not counting the nagging ennui and the constant paranoia of brain deterioration. Being trapped within Dubai’s sandy grip and withstanding the sweltering heat is no easy feat, regardless of how many summers one has spent in the area.

Healthcare in Dubai

Healthcare in Dubai

Jurgienne Arizza Umali, 28.7.10
“Unfortunately, with all the success and new medical infrastructure sprouting all over the place, medical malpractice and neglect are still abundant. Overpricing and callous handling of patients are also frequent occurrences in these hospitals and clinics, leaving patients disgruntled and unsatisfied.”

Food for thought

Food for thought

Jurgienne Arizza Gomez, 7 June 2010
“Food for thought” is a gritty and abrasive short story about a girl’s struggle against bulimia. Narrated with powerful candour, the story will leave the reader mildly disconcerted but wholly impressed with the writer’s realism.