Those of you who have followed my journey from when I started this blog, midway through my second pregnancy, will know that however much I love being pregnant it’s something which doesn’t necessarily agree with me due to the fact I have chronic hypertension.  From the start of my pregnancy… View Post

In just over a week’s time my eldest son will finish his first year of school.  My very first baby?  Finishing his first year of school?  It doesn’t seem like yesterday that he was just starting, and before that, that he was still my tiny baby. Last September I waved… View Post

As we come to the last days of school here in Qatar.  The lull before everyone leaves for the summer it seems that everyone is trying  to squeeze in one last party.  One last play date.  One last gathering. With every school collection there seems to be another invitation.  Every other… View Post

On Monday morning, around the breakfast table, my husband silently passed his phone over to me.  There was an article open, one which announced the beginning of the diplomatic dispute between Qatar and other members of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). Following that announcement came a day of texts from… View Post