Weekends.

Couple dynamics in contemporary families is a complex, almost incomprehensible affair. Our roles should not be defined by gender we promulgate, yet within the confines of our individual homes, away from prying eyes of family, friends and society;  we are often left wondering what it means to be The Wife or The Husband. We battle... Continue Reading →

Shit happens!

Boy or boy, has it been a crazy couple of weeks or what! It is like the sky broke upon us just as the ground split open. And we were sucked into a vortex of ill health, work, childcare conundrums, bureaucratic limbo, silly rules and all round chaos. We have survived folks! We have, but barely.... Continue Reading →

Ma Wednesday- Off she goes!

There is a sense of foreboding as the day approaches. I try to appear nonchalant and in control. I portray an air of preparedness, and try to prove to The Grammys/ Grampys and The Mister that I can keep my sh&* together. The research has been done, the footwork performed and the ground laid. The endless trips to... Continue Reading →

Expat pangs.

Being away from home has it downsides, no doubt. But on most days, life keeps us engrossed in it's mundane throes and we fail to process and feel the underlying void within that is constant and unrelenting. Don't get me wrong folks, we have it good here; but there are times when it hits you.... Continue Reading →

Another adventure?

I have a confession to make- I still don't drive in Qatar. Mainly because I couldn't be bothered with taking a test (my home country licence doesn't cut it here), and also because The Mister never had to take one :-/. Irrational I know! He has been to all sorts and kinds of countries (South... Continue Reading →

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