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Abuse in Saudi Schools

School will be back in session here in Saudi in just a few days and my fellow parents and I are knee-deep in uniforms, backpacks, school supplies, and of course, tuition fees. 1,512 more words

Saudi Arabia

Eye of the rocks

Framed milkyway

from small hole into the mountain



Relaxed and refreshed

So we spent two lovely weeks in Barcelona at the end of July. The weather was perfect – really warm, a little humid and there were a couple of rain showers and a massive thunderstorm but compared to Saudi it was bliss. 1,024 more words


The long, hot summer

I returned from the UK with six weeks to fill before we left for our holidays. As mentioned in my previous post, thing were starting to get really quiet with fewer people around. 588 more words


Escape to the real world

In the middle of May I went away myself. J was supposed to have two training events in the UK so we booked flights for me to accompany him and we would be away for almost three weeks. 508 more words


The sound of silence

I originally wrote the next two entries in June but I didn’t post them as they seemed a little downbeat. I hadn’t posted anything for a while because I had fallen into a routine so felt that I hadn’t got anything of interest to report, then I wrote this and it turned out I had quite a bit to say!… 542 more words


Can Qatar, Saudi Arabia ease tensions at Gulf Cooperation Council?

It’s the gravest diplomatic crisis the Gulf Cooperation Council has ever faced — but as leaders from the six-member Arab alliance prepare to meet in Jeddah, are things about to get even worse? 69 more words