Westfield London

Family life….. the Curious Incident of the Cats in the Evening-Time!

I’ve been back now on U.K. soil for a little over two weeks and it feels lovely and Christmassy and… Continue reading »

I'm so Sad

Poor Dave!

Dave hasn’t coped too well so far with being in Blighty. If I think about it, his world has been… Continue reading »

Lay-zee!

Dave’s Post

D-Day came and went. My name is Dave and I’ve had quite an adventure already. My owner, Doha-Expat, who’s been… Continue reading »

Aspire Park and the Torch

Destination London, UK………

It’s almost D-Day – destination London, United Kingdom/England/Britain/Blighty (delete as appropriate). It’s been raining in Doha, mostly overnight but I… Continue reading »

Rather Fetching??!

Au Revoir Mes Amies……

I’ve got just over a week before I take my flight and leave for ‘sunny’ U.K.! I’ve done the paperwork… Continue reading »

Ta tah Doha!

Pros and Cons

Since I made my decision to go, I’ve had quite a few people say I should stay! As with anything,… Continue reading »

A very small selection

Going Home, but returning…..

After more than two years in Qatar, I’ve decided to return to the U.K. It’s a little earlier than planned… Continue reading »

Harrowing News Article from Doha News………

http://dohanews.co/driver-licence-insurance-charged-deaths-five-filippinos/ Regarding my most recent post prior to this, this chilling news piece is exactly the kind of thing that happens… Continue reading »

Unbelievable

Rant about Driving in Doha…….

I’ve been feeling for a while that the standard of driving here is deteriorating. Several people I have spoken to… Continue reading »

So Eighties!

Guest Blog Post from the Dark Ages…. well 1982 to be exact!

A friend and his wife have very kindly agreed to write about their experiences as British Expats and luckily for me,… Continue reading »

ROK Guard

Korea, a country divided…..

We arrived in Seoul, South Korea after a short flight enjoying the benefits of our ‘flee upglade’ and then took… Continue reading »

Wet Wet Wet

Weather / Motor Racing / Language

We flew to Osaka, Japan which took approx 10 hours, direct from Doha. We noticed that quite a few Japanese… Continue reading »

Maui and Mel

Eid al Adha / Dave / Fitness / F1 Japanese GP

The second Eid is almost upon us (Eid al Adha), the two Eids roughly two months apart. There is a… Continue reading »

Action Hero...

Heat / Football / Nightmares…..

At last, the weather seems to be cooling down a little to low 40s centigrade. It sounds pretty hot and… Continue reading »

Extreme Wealth at the Pearl

Humble

I subscribe to a couple of Doha-based bloggers whose perspectives I like to compare my thoughts to. On many occasions,… Continue reading »

Which one is Dave?

Hot Flushes in Doha!

Doha is not a place to be menopausal. When it’s 50 degrees outside or at least 46-47 degrees currently, it’s… Continue reading »

Where the 'ecks the booze?

Family and Celebrations……..

I decided to be spontaneous and booked a flight to the UK to spend an extended weekend with #1 Daughter… Continue reading »