Growing up as an expat I feel like I had a very different experience to a lot of people and while some are enthralled with my stories there are a handful of people who judge me quite harshly so I just wanted to set the record straight for myself and my fellow expat kids that we are not all spoilt brats.
My latest decor obsession (and yes I have a lot of them) is copper...copper everything. I am obsessed, it pairs so well with white, grey and marble interiors making it a perfect highlight for living rooms, dining rooms and kitchens.
For years "gluten free" has been a favourite for all health nuts, so much so that it has become somewhat of a controversial joke. Some people say going gluten free is good for you others warn wholeheartedly against it with claims that it can actually damage your health - so who do you believe? Let me … Continue reading Gluten Free: Does it really make a difference?
Everyone knows that when you come to Dubai there's lots to see and even more to do, but some people are looking for things to do that are a little more off the beaten track. With holidays fast approaching and plenty of visitors on the horizon here are a few ways to spend 48 hours … Continue reading What to do with 48 hours in Dubai [Guide]
Loving someone who's sick isn't always easy and I know that, I can't even imagine what must go through your head most of the time as you watch me shuffle around on my bad days, brush my hair and cuddle me when I cry because it's all too much. I often wish to get better … Continue reading A Letter to my Exceptional Other Half
My parents moved to Dubai a few months before I was born, and so they raised me without the full time support of their own families - a tough situation for first time parents. As kids we had no idea what our parents were going through but I can only imagine the late nights - … Continue reading Finding an Expat Family
The gym, a ghastly place illuminated by fluorescent lights that make everyone look a little bit grey, where the terrible top 20 hits play at volume that's a little bit too loud to be comfortable and backed by some 16 year old's idea of a remix to give it that extra motivational umph. The walls … Continue reading Gymphobia: Exercising Your Fear of Group Workouts
We've all played a round of the blame game, it's not my fault it's theirs, his, yours; they did this to me, I had nothing to do with it. It goes on and on, circling around you but never touching you, because after all: it's not your fault. Is it? When you're sick it's easy … Continue reading Why you always loose the blame game.
Dubai, the land of sun, sea and prosperity; the place where people come to become who ever they want to be. It doesn't matter where you came from or who you were, here you can reinvent yourself the moment you step off the plane. There's nothing wrong with that, this city hands you all the … Continue reading A Nikki Beach Dubai Experience
Psoriasis, an autoimmune disease that primarily affects the skin and causes scale like flakes to form due to an excessive and intense production of skin cells. Some people have isolated cases (like me where it mainly effects my scalp), others have it covering large parts of their body but most commonly it is found on … Continue reading Improving Scalp Psoriasis Symptoms without Medication