love, loss and what I wore

This year, I made a mental note to myself to try and explore Dubai beyond the shopping, the restaurants and Friday brunches. So far I’ve done the Global Village, dragged Poss & Ari to the Old Quarter, checked out the Taste of Dubai food festival and even surprised myself by actually catching a play at […]

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the grub list

With new restaurants popping up all the time in Dubai, it would literally take you forever to try each and every one. From celebrity chef tie-ups to the Dosa shop around the corner, you can pretty much satisfy every craving. While Poss & I are by no means foodies, we do enjoy good food and […]

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this is not a drill!

If there’s one thing I find somewhat alarming about living in Dubai, it’s the building fires. And when you live in an area that’s been dubbed the ‘Tallest block in the world” because of the number of residential skyscrapers, it can be a little disconcerting. Especially when one tower has sadly caught fire twice! Thankfully, […]

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meanwhile, in the sandbox …

With temperatures finally dropping slooowly but surely over Dubai, I’m so beyond ready to say bye-bye-bye to the oven that is Dubai’s summer! You’d think one would get used to the summers here after a few years, but you don’t. No matter how much you try to prepare for it mentally, that blast of heat […]

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playing mum

And teenager makes 3. Apparently storks now deliver kids of all ages to your doorstep, because with the recent arrival of our eldest son in Dubai, I have officially become a full-time expat Mum!

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our new digs

Lucky. Blessed. Grateful – those are the words that first come to mind when I think of our new flat. Hot. Dark. Hungry – those are the next, because in order to afford it, we sparingly turn on the air-conditioner. we live by the light of the Telly. and food has become a luxury.

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moving on up

And just like that, with 3 taps of my ruby stilettos, we’re mid-way through the year! Is it age that seems to make time fly even faster? OK, don’t answer that.

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