My First Wreath Making Attempt

Hands up if you didn’t know that I was addicted to the Hallmark Channel! No one? Oh good! So it won’t come as much of a surprise then that when given the chance to go wreath making, I absolutely jumped at it!

Christmassing with the Family

Everyone always says that Christmas is about the children. I mostly agree with that statement although like to think that I’m actually still a child really so it’s about me too! This year however I went back to the UK in the run up to Christmas and spent time with my niece and nephews. I…

RIP, Gary

Many moons ago, when I was still new to Dubai, I worked with a charity. Whatever It Takes was the brainchild of Charlotte di Vita, MBE. She worked out that by getting celebrities to do a quick drawing, you could licence it out to get put onto a multitude of items and make a lot…

Mica Paris sings Aretha Franklin

When Dubai Opera announced that Mica Paris was coming to sing Aretha Franklin songs, I have to admit that it wasn’t on my top 10 list of things to do. I don’t mind Aretha songs but I could only name you one. I also couldn’t tell you anything more about Mica Paris aside from she…

My Chocolate

As laid out in my previous two posts (here and here), Mummy and I do love a good adventure.  With this in mind and knowing that I would be home on certain dates, I bought us a chocolate making class via Virgin Experiences.  It was a bit of a random gamble but I went with…

STOP. THE. ART. PRESS.

CATHARINA DE BLIQUY has just released a new collection!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! As you may know from my blog post “Catharina de Bliquy – Artist, Cape Town“, I am a very big fan of her work.  Her talent is just unparalleled because she puts every ounce of her beautiful heart into her work – be it sketches or…

Catharina de Bliquy – Artist, Cape Town

I don’t even know where to start this one, but I know it’s going to be long. Why? Because I am in complete awe of this exceptionally talented artist.  Her work is just beyond beautiful, as is her heart.  She is simply divine. Let me explain… About 13 years ago, I was introduced to Ms….