So – in my quest to be more organised and efficient I write this post from the comfort of an exercise bike at the gym!!! Either I’m winning at life right now or I should probably be working harder on the bike – I feel it might be the latter…! 😳 I’ve also recently discovered … More “Time is none refundable, use it with intention” – Unknown
New year, new (ish) job, studying and trying to keep fit….! The start of January has been a whirlwind of exercise, work, assignments and the odd bit sleep!! I got promoted from Headteacher’s PA to office manager just before Christmas, turns out, they were going easy on me….! Back at school and WOW am I … More When your to do list has a to do list…
As the dark nights and mornings start to draw in and I see what our Saudi friends are up to in the 40+ degree heat and blazing sunshine, there are certain aspect of our expat life I begin to miss….. 1. Waking up to sunshine 350 days of the year. There is something amazing about … More Top 10 things I miss about Saudi Arabia
Your New Years resolutions start in September!!!! 1. This year I’m determined not to be the ‘yes man’, all too often I spend my day solving everyone else’s problems because I feel bad signposting colleagues elsewhere. Particularly teachers who only have a 20 min break/45min lunch, if they have a questions or problem I like … More You know you work in a school when….
I’ve been working since I was 16, starting off at a supermarket whilst I was studying at college and university. I have a BSc in Neuropsychology as my original plan was to be a clinical psychologist, however, being young and impatient I didn’t have the time (or finances!!!) to study for my masters and PhD … More What got me here?
We were staying on Sentosa Island for 4 nights so wanted the option to hop in and out of Universal, as, with a two year old, packing the park into one day just wasn’t an option!! A one day ticket is approx $76, so depending on how many days you want to do at the … More Universal Singapore with a Two Year Old
We travelled to Singapore from Riyadh in October 2016 with our 2.5 year old and did a whole mixed bag of beach, city, and theme park break!! It an absolutely beautiful and amazing city and I can’t recommend it enough. Flight We flew with Qatar Airways, which are a fab airline. The new and updated … More Singapore – Orchard Road with a Two Year Old Toddler