Spa Hen Weekend

My baby sister is getting married next weekend, so I have flown home to spend the last week of her “single” life with her, and that included her spa hen weekend… such a trauma to fly home for a spa break with your sister, Mummy, best friend and two ‘adopted’ sisters! We stayed at Lifehouse Country…

St. Patrick’s Day in Dubai

Lá Fhéile Pádraig Sona Daoibh! We happened to  be in Barasti for lunch, just in time to see their festivities kick off. The pictures below says it all!

Dubai from the Sky

Just before Christmas, the girls and I took a wee helicopter ride over Dubai to get a different perspective on the city. One word:  WOW!!!! There isn’t much more to say, except take a look at these pics: Crazy roads – so you can see how we all manage to get lost so often! Sheikh…

Ironing

I hate ironing.  Statement of fact.  I take after my mother.  She hates ironing.  Why aren’t all clothes made to never need to see the iron?  It would be so much easier.  It doesn’t matter what I do or how many different ways I try, my clothes always need ironing.  I always put it off. …

Tanning Time

What’s a girl to do with her weekend when she’s not drinking and is trying to save all her energy for her 2 guests that arrive this week?  Having thought long and hard, the answer has to be laying around in the sun being incredbly lazy! That is exactly what I did yesterday at the…

Ice Skating in the Desert

For those of you who don’t know me, I used to figure skate as a teenager.  I don’t think I was ever any good, but I enjoyed it.  I rather suspect that I used it more as a giant gossip session than any form of real sports training!! After a rather turbulant few weeks, I…