I said (again), ‘Well that seems very strange to me,’ to which youngest boy replied, ‘That’s because you’re not thinking like an Abu Dhabi person, Mum’.

PS This evening, I went to my first aerobics class in at least ten years…do they not do the grapevine any more? What’s happened to the grapevine? I know the grapevine, but ‘the revolving door’ I know not.