The Tall Poppy

It’s human nature to want to cut it down, but also desire to be one. From the sidelines, it’s beautiful, blooming and bright – for some reason, head and shoulders above everyone else. It’s soaking up the sun, taking in the view. Glorious. But the other poppies don’t like it – horrid thing – sitting…

Taste Of Dubai

After waiting in excited anticipation for Taste of Dubai for weeks, I woke up this morning with a major sinus block. Overnight, my olfactory system had turned into what felt like a brick – yes, a big hard, rectangular brick. My ears were bubbling, my eyes watering, and all I could smell was the charming…