Calling all blondes 💇🏼

The biggest struggle (very first world) since moving to the UAE has been finding a hairdresser who knows how to deal with highlighted hair.  My first experience was OK, my second experience was horrific and haunts me to this day but finally, after months of searching, I have found a salon with properly trained hairdressers … Continue reading Calling all blondes 💇🏼

iTrain Saturdays!

Before D and I moved to Abu Dhabi we were a bit gutted to discover that there was no Parkrun in the UAE.  For anyone who doesn't know what Parkrun is (what rock have you been living under!) it's a global community of runners of all ages and abilities that happens every Saturday morning at different … Continue reading iTrain Saturdays!

First camping trip of 2018

We have just returned from our first camping trip of 2018 and it was wonderful!  We went to a new site this time located only 50mins outside the city and I can't wait to return.  The deeper into the Emirates you go the sand changes colour.  If you drive towards Saudi Arabia the sand gets … Continue reading First camping trip of 2018

Eight weeks in Ireland☘️

Part 1 When D suggested we leave the desert in the summer to go back home to Ireland I  couldn't wait.  The weather in Abu Dhabi in June was tolerable,  in July and August its pretty unbearable and you spend little or no time outdoors.  So an escape to the cooler climes of Ireland seemed … Continue reading Eight weeks in Ireland☘️