My love-hate relationship having visitors to stay as an expat

Being an expat more often than not you hit “visitor season” where people come out to stay with you.  A week, two weeks, a weekend,…

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10 signs that you’re raising an expat kid in the Middle East

Living as an expat was never something that crossed my mind when I was younger.  In fact you could even say that I didn’t want…

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Life in Qatar: The Superhero Brunch at the Ritz Carlton, Doha

The last weekend in November was a busy one for us, not only did we celebrate our first ever Thanksgiving with new friends here in…

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I am the trailing spouse

Doha is my second stint as an expat wife, a trailing spouse, a stay at home mum.  Moving here, for my husbands work, was a…

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An open letter to my expat kid

To my boys, Expat life, it’s all you’ve ever known, the ultimate expat kids.  From the biggest being 6 months old when we first left…

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The power in blogging

When I first pressed publish back in January 2015, pregnant with the Baby, I had no idea of the impact that blogging would have on…

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The first days of our new life in Qatar

A week ago we boarded the plane in a grey and drizzly Manchester to head for our new life in Qatar.  Where it most definitely isn’t…

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