This time next week, I will still be gorgeous

I finally got to my dermatologist’s appointment and it turns out that my dermatologist has spent considerable time in Adelaide visiting one of his friends who was working at the Institute for Something Highly Scientific on North Terrace. ‘It’s a...

Le weekend

Last night, or I suppose technically this morning, the mister’s alarm went off at 3 something and he left for Dubai at 4 something so that he could catch a plane to Oman for a meeting at 9. In and of itself this is of no interest to anyone but him, but I thought...

Grrr

It was a very Abu Dhabi day yesterday, filled with the frustrations and annoyances that life in Abu Dhabi sometimes brings. Nothing major, and nothing that wouldn’t happen at home only with an Abu Dhabi twist. The school we have moved to is, like most things...

The morning after the night before

I have woken today with a hangover of blerghs. Yesterday was the kind of day on which nothing specifically big or bad happened, but many of the little things that happened were symbols and symptoms of other, bigger things. Each of them, on their own, was a simple blip...

Mirror

From youngest’s homework book. Spelling and sentences. Traffic. There was so much traffic today that I was stuck in it for two hours straight when I was so tired I almost started crying.