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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When was the last time you had your thyroid function tested? I don’t have the stats, but I’m willing to bet that the answer for most of you will be ‘sometime back in 2004 when…

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I’ve received many messages and emails over the past few months that have completely blown me away. The kindness and care that you have all bestowed upon me during these very difficult months has been…

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Remember at the end of last year when I spoke about the difficulties I’d encountered and how they had inspired a new blogging direction? Remember a month later when I described 2017 as the year…

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It’s been a funny old week in Qatar, with unsettled weather and unseasonal showers. When visitors from England and Norway descended on us this week, I was hoping to show them how we like to…

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