Tag Archives: Ireland

Everything You Need to know (if you are under 8 years of age!)

Gunpowder is illegal (I do wonder what question DS1 asked to get this answer!) If you touch a piece of really old cheese which has been on the floor for a very, very long time, and if it is blue, … Continue reading

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Fairytale of New York

always tugs at my homesick heart strings at this time of year.  I love listening to it in the car on full blast, but can’t manage to get past the first few lines before I have to start fighting back … Continue reading

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Rain Watch

As ligthning blitzed across an unusually dark, grey desert sky, and the angry thunder tried to chase it off to somewhere else where it truly belonged, the kids were bemoaning the fact that their wellies were in Nana’s and Grandad’s … Continue reading

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Car Chats can be Very Entertaining

‘Mummy, what language do I speak?’ asked DS1. ‘English’ was my reply, knowing where this was going. Last week we had a letter from the school about the children’s assembly.  The class assembly will focus on the concept of ‘reduce, … Continue reading

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Expat Post-Holiday Blues

I can’t believe it’s been 2 weeks since we have been back in Dubai and one more sleep till school starts…..the summer holidays in the Emerald Isle seem soooooo long ago.  I miss my homeland.  Don’t get me wrong, I … Continue reading

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