The Goodness of being Different

We we first came over here, the experience was reminiscent of a holiday. A wonderful trip to the unknown, where we faced new adventures every minute of everyday.…

August 1, 2011


After months of living among boxes, suitcases, friend’s guest rooms, and families homes we now have a place to call our own. While looking for our home, I…

July 30, 2011

Savouring Arabian Flavours

Yes, you can comment on the spelling above if you like (different versions of English) but that is not what this post is about. Several months ago, Dr.…

July 20, 2011

Shopping in Sharjah

I am not one to jump at the opportunity to go shopping – really, I am not. But we are now faced with furnishing a home. While some…

July 17, 2011

Go West

Drive West – that was all me. I thought that we should do it. Gorgeous views of the Gulf (the Persian one, not the one between Mexico &…

July 9, 2011

Road to Nowhere

We weren’t quite sure what to expect when we started driving. Rumors were that driving around here was a bit crazy – however we were coming from Boston,…

July 2, 2011
Life / Travel

Learning to Settle Down…

I have been told many times that I should try to settle down. Not in the traditional sense mind you. Not in the “you should get married, have…

June 29, 2011

Loving London

I never wanted London to be my favorite city. The language spoken here is English, and I come from an English speaking country. How could London ever be…

June 22, 2011

Far Away

Sometimes you have to know you are traveling far away to truly appreciate what it is you have right in front of you. We have always known how…

June 13, 2011
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