Congratulations to all of you grade 12 students on your results! The year you describe as the worst year of your life is over.
If you look through Oman-based online forums, Twitter and Facebook pages, you’ll notice that the most discussed local issue is the shutdown of Oman’s biggest bookshop, Borders.
As I am writing this, I am careful not to move or shift my feet because with every inch of movement, my body aches so much that it feels like my nervous system is being set on fire or is covered with swollen bruises.
The long awaited summer holiday has finally started. May 25 was the day I looked forward to the entire semester, thinking that with the beginning of the summer holidays, I’d finally be able to do all the things I couldn’t do because of the pressure of my studies.
In the pressure of meeting deadlines, preparing for exams and finishing work that has been procrastinated on for so long, both students and employees resort to many different ways to elude punishment.