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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The Loneliness of Putting Yourself Out There as a Mum

Sunday saw us board a plane and begin our new life in Qatar, finding our feet and throwing ourselves in, despite the loneliness that can…

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Qatar Here We Come

As I am sat writing this, we are once again preparing to emigrate.  To jump off into the unknown.  To go experience a new country,…

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I didn’t want to be an expat

Expat life.  It’s a difficult one to explain, choosing to leave your family, your friends and your country to go and live somewhere else.  Through…

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An Open Letter to my Expat Kid on Leaving his Expat Life

To My Big Boy, We’ve thrown a lot at you these past few months, everything has been a game changing milestone in itself, something which…

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Expat Living: When You Don’t Know How to Say Goodbye

So this is it, the final countdown, after months of going to and fro, we are leaving Dubai but just how do you say goodbye?…

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The Final Countdown; Our Big Dubai Bucket List Challenge

So that’s it, we have moved out of our villa.  All of our possessions are on their way to a “big ship” ready for our…

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