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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The best days of their lives

There was a time when this referred to school days.  It brings back memories of parents’ wise warnings that school days are the best days of one’s life because once they are over, you get a 9-5, pay too much … Continue reading

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A taxi chat in KL

Last week as we took a taxi to tour some of KL’s sights, the taxi driver started chatting to my boys, one of whom was dressed in his Liverpool football kit, and the other who was dressed in his Chelsea … Continue reading

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Battered, bruised and barely walking

A few weeks back DH surprised me by booking a trip to KL for the first week of the Easter break.  After travelling through the night, we arrived just a tad worse for wear, at the Sunway Resort Hotel and … Continue reading

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