Monthly Archives: June 2014

Dubai, the Departure Lounge

When we moved to Dubai, I was adamant that we would only do a visa term of 3 years. ‘Why would anyone want to spend more than that in all year round searing, sizzling heat?’ Almost 7 years and 3 … Continue reading

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Simple Summer Saving Graces

As the desert temperatures creep relentlessly towards the sky, as mums on the afternoon leg of school runs accept that ‘sweating’ is now an unpalatable part of Dubai life, as heat absorbing black becomes the only reliable colour that doesn’t … Continue reading

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A New Start

Not long into my notice period in my previous job I was lucky enough to secure another one.  Not really looking for one as I planned an extended summer break, an interesting opportunity presented itself.  Who would have thought I … Continue reading

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All in a day’s work

A couple of weeks ago DS1 and DD participated in their very first swim gala at school. Time: 8am for boys. 8:40 for girls (this gave parents of girls the opportunity to retire to their air conditioned cars after drop off until it was time … Continue reading

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