The Dough Stripped Bare

Last week I attended the launch of N_K_D Pizza (alias for Naked – oooh, far too naughty for the Middle East!) with a bunch of my famished foodie friends, including Ms Custard Pie, The Spontaneous Euphoric, The Scribblelishesse, Dubai Biter, and Mezzaloonie (she’s not really a loonie). They already wrote pieces on the opening, and…

Despicable Me

Happy egg after an overseas trip Don’t let anybody tell you it started with the chicken. It was most definitely the egg. In fact, it was several of them, half a dozen to be exact. This was the first time in Dubai that I had to sell my earth-mother soul. It’s quite the conundrum, because…

Don’t mention the war

I managed to get myself a gig on the radio. This articulated (and yet surprisingly deluded) fellow by the name of Alexander McNabb thought I might have some worthwhile information to share both about and to, the blogging sphere of Dubai. Alexander has a lovely blog about Dubai, and it contains both valuable information and…

Green means hot

I am a very fortunate lady. Not only have I got a husband who very cleverly got us an expat stint in the centre of the world, but I also have Mary in our household. The title of “housemaid” does not fully describe her position or influence. Some days she is Maid, others Nanny, but…