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Summer is here!

So, it’s the start of the summer holidays here for us. But it’s also been the end of an era. My middle child, youngest daughter has just finished her last year of first school. 241 more words



For some reason I never update my blog. Which I should. I mean, I am a writer, aren’t I? Regardless, this is how my life has been for the past two months or so. 917 more words


First Shoes, Lists and the end of Preschool #LittleLoves #31

Well Hello Summer Holidays-Today is officially the first day and I’ve been up since 5.30am and if I’m honest it has not gone that well, as well as having to cancel our trip to the farm tomorrow as the weather is going to be rubbish!! 884 more words


Today I say good bye and thank you to an old friend.

It was a fabulous five year run with my Nikon D7000. Now let’s say hello to the D750.

Way back in June of 2012 I bought a Nikon D7000 to replace my aging D70. 508 more words

Mark Knopp

Believe the Hype.

Hype magazine has been a bastion of Dubai Nightlife for most of my time in the Middle East. Its pages describe a positive, perhaps more realistic portrait of Dubai Life than pearly botoxed, eye-bleeding Charity events, unbuttoned COOs pouring bonuses into sparkler-flaming Cavalli glasses… Nope. 313 more words

In Print

I’ve been married for 24 years (this august), and during almost all of that time, we have taken the local paper, likely delivered by a very young person (who hated their job) or their kindhearted (grumbling) parent. 529 more words