Monthly Archives: April 2013

Save me!

Yesterday at school pick up a bunch of 7 year old kids rampaged through the sliding classroom doors brandishing what looked like some kind of ivory weapon.  Mums and carers stumbled backwards in a daze, only to be ripped out … Continue reading

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Football Fanatics

It recently occurred to me that a lot of my time is unwittingly (and unwillingly) taken up with football in some form or fashion: be it DS 1’s and 2’s obsession with having every English Premiership football kit, football war … Continue reading

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Water twins

Today my DD and DS1, the twins, attended a birthday pool party.  Generally, I do not like pool parties.  The control freak in me panics.  Too many kids in water at the same time.  No lifeguard.  Parents standing around chit … Continue reading

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Aftershocks

Mild aftershocks rippled through Dubai’s high rise buildings late last night. Ceiling lightsbulbs swayed and house plants shivered.  Even still the city slept peacefully and welcomed a warm, overcast day this morning.  It seems the real aftershocks were to be … Continue reading

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And the earth moved!

Today at approx 3pm, the earth moved in Dubai.  Well, part of it did.  I didn’t feel the tremor but as I left my house to drive DD to her gymnastics session, I received a text message from a good … Continue reading

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HAND ON HEART

We remember Boston.

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Car chats part…..err…..can’t remember which part……

On our way home from school this afternoon, DS1 mentioned that a girl in his class told him ‘there is no such thing as Santa Claus.’ Glancing in my rear view mirror I could see DD nod her head knowingly.  … Continue reading

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