Vulnerability is our biggest nemesis in life, isn’t it? Best buddies with the little blighters shame, blame and judgement, it stalks us like a dark shadow, waiting for our weakest moment to take us over…

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When the days draw in and there’s a chill on the breeze, there’s only one place we want to be. Where tinsel’s draped lavishly, and presents wrapped fashionably, in piles underneath the tree. It might…

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Just over two years ago, I wrote a contemplative post about the first time we placed Sophia into daycare, and how we’d arrived at the decision to send her to Twyla Nursery here in Doha.…

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I can’t think of a better way to start the brand new sense of direction for my blog than by reliving our recent stay at Boutique-Hotel Schlüssel in Switzerland. Occupying a unique position on a winding…

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Five years ago today, I handed over my one-way ticket, boarded a plane, and seven hours later, touched down in the desert, eager to start life afresh in this strange new city of Doha. I…

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