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
Singapore Zoo One of the best zoo’s we have ever visited. It cost about about a $20 über ride from Orchard Road and took 40 minutes to get there as it is out of the city centre. Its literally a zoo in the middle of the rainforest and feels totally natural and not manmade in the … More Singapore Zoo/Night Safari/River Safari
Flight Lucas was really quite impressive during the flight (we flew with Saudia) we made sure we took the iPad with his favourite videos on and some finger snacks which always keep him occupied! He didn’t make a sound the whole way! On Arrival And we were doing so well…..So it turns out when you … More Family Holiday to Dubai with a baby or toddler
Unlike many of my friends I have never flown on my own with Lucas, it’s just always worked out that Dave was with us, much to my relief!!! However, this Easter Dave had some business travel and a long weekend at the Bahrain Grand Prix planned, nursery was closed and most of Lucas’s little buddies … More Travelling with Air France and a toddler or baby