Monthly Archives: September 2013

Tutankhamun would be proud….I think…..

As I write I am am seeking refuge behind my kitchen’s peninsula.  How did this happen?  It was a simple school project. Why does my dining area look like a cookie dough factory exploded?  Everywhere there are unidentifiable doughy pieces … Continue reading

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My Time

Sunday Time in car: 1 hour 40 mins Time at work: Too long (4.5 hours) Time waiting around during after school activities: Waaay too long (1.5 hours) Homework: 30 minutes Time spent ingesting food: Not enough (60 minutes) Time exercising: … Continue reading

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Chauffeurs

Before I moved to Dubai I thought chauffeurs were the exclusive preserve of the Queen of England, Simon Cowell, and Harry Styles.  I always wondered why anyone would want to be driven around by someone else in a shiny, top … Continue reading

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Part Time Envy

When the clock chimes 12, I pack up my stuff, switch off my computer and head towards my car which is parked in an outdoor furnace which, on entry, feels like entering the Devil’s sauna.  Well, it’s not always that … Continue reading

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Summer sleepovers

Over the summer break one of my gorgeous friends was more than happy (some may have said ‘mad’) to have my 3 stay overnight with her bubs…….’gorgeous’ should be replaced with ‘adventurous’. About 2 years ago when my darling twins … Continue reading

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Back to school

Three words I love and dread equally.  I welcome the summer hols as I would a dear friend I haven’t seen in a long time, and turn my back on the groundhog days of school runs and hurtling across Dubai … Continue reading

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Destination Dubai

In November two of my gorgeous girlies will be visiting us in the sandpit.  Most definitely an early Christmas pressie for me, and for them, a much needed break from the predictable long, dark, damp winter afternoons of England and … Continue reading

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