Jingling all the way

AS promised, tra la la la LAAAAAAA, here is my Christmassy blog offering. An festive array of Thought Baubles if you will… Background: My first glimpse of impending Christmas doom happened around mid-November… Continue reading

Five Go Nowhere

They call Worthing “God’s waiting room” because so many elderly people live here. I don’t know who ‘they’ are, and why they’re so negative, but funnily enough that description is quite fitting for… Continue reading

Advent Eye

My body has a knack of telling me I’m overloaded in life via the gift of an eye twitch. It is like having a toddler on a space hopper bouncing in your face… Continue reading

Mercedes Mom

On of the main challenges of living in Dubai is the traffic. There are a few roads with seven lanes, the main one being The Sheikh Zayed Highway. I filmed a brief snippet… Continue reading

Blue-sky Thinking

Definitions noun creative ideas that are not limited by current thinking or beliefs This piece of management jargon has been adopted by my friend Maria and I when we need to justify sitting… Continue reading

The Deserts of Dubai

A caravan of clutter, Skateboards, ninja-swords, Camping on the sands, Nomads: five. – A forest of logistics, Valleys of farewells, Rivers flowing tears All crossed: over. – Memories replaying, Friendships on a loop,… Continue reading

Wonderful Worthing

It has been a lovely sunny week in Worthing – always nice for funerals and house removals I find. Also the whole autumn-y vibe has been fitting: end of an era; death giving… Continue reading

Uprooting a House of Fun

We are currently moving out of our house, and it feels like being in a hot air balloon (not that I’ve been in a hot air balloon). I’ve seen balloonists (?) on films,… Continue reading

Pants of the Apostle

We have been in Turkey this last few weeks attending a conference and enjoying life in a little bubble for a while. I can’t remember looking forward to coming home less – this… Continue reading

Bloem in June

So where are we going? It’s about time we discussed this. I’d only been for a day or so before deciding to move there during a traumatic week in February. Of course I… Continue reading