Monthly Archives: November 2012

The True Test of a Superhero

As I was in the throes of cooking the family’s favourite dinner, a roast, DS1 entered the kitchen backwards, speaking to his siblings in what sounded like a very serious tone.  Busying myself  with turning the roast potatoes and preparing … Continue reading

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10 Reasons I Love Dubai (though there are a LOT more!)

Maybe it’s the time of year, but every time I get in my car to run an errand, go to work, do the school run, I can’t help but smile.  Life is good.  Skies are blue (generally), weather is indescribably … Continue reading

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Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

A key element of year 2 education is the importance of our environment.  Practically from the first day of term, the children are learning about recycling, how plastic bottles are made, how coke cans are made, and how much energy … Continue reading

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Rain, Rain, Please Do Not Go Away….

Overnight it rained…..OMG…it’s that time of year again….YIPPEE….YIPPEE….. Raindrops keep falling on my head….. It is so funny that we now get sooooo excited about rain.  And, when I say, rain, I mean a few drops of precipatation – just … Continue reading

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Blogging

I am not the best Blogger in the world.  Far from it.  In fact, I struggle to blog daily, and am full of admiration of those who do.  Dedicated writers, I salute you! But when I do get my derriere … Continue reading

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Lunch Boxes Postscript

Just thinking (or ranting about!) lunch boxes, I realised there is another reason for not including all the school Nurse dictated snack box contents…..the cost!  Dubai’s supermarkets stock everything.  In fact, they stock more than what we are each used to … Continue reading

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Lunch Boxes

I don’t quite know what it is about lunch boxes that I hate, but I hate them, with a passion.  It’s not like they take a long time to prepare.  Even for 3 kids, it doesn’t take more than 15 … Continue reading

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