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As if Time has stood still…


It has been just over a week since I returned back to England for my month long vacation after two years of being an expat in Dubai, and in so many ways, it is as if time has stood still. Returning back to Leicester, everything looks almost very much the same as it was when I had said good-bye two…

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Local Flair Issue 4: Nitty Witty Designs


For the fourth edition of the Local Flair feature, we have Nitya from Nitty Witty Designs talking me through her journey of building her business. Nitty Witty Designs offers personalised orders and graphic design services for home decor and accessories ranging from cushions and bed sheets to iPhone cases and pouches.

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The little things I miss about Leicester…


Last week I came across this article in the Leicester Mercury, by Raegan Oates, about the strange things she misses about Leicester, now that she has moved to Bulgaria. I could really relate to it, and I must admit I have been thinking of quite a few things I miss about Leicester too since my visit to England is in…

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Local Flair Issue 3: Harmony House Toys


For the third edition of the Local Flair feature, we have Gabriele from Harmony House Toys telling me about her business of wooden toys for children. Read on to find out more about the qualities of the handmade toys and her passion to educate the market on why wooden toys are a great pick for your children.

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When Mr Z is away…


Mr Z is away once again for a business trip, this time to Kuwait. This is his third business trip so far this year, and I thought I would jot down a few thoughts I have on the matter.

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A belated Anniversary and OOTN…


On Tuesday evening, Mr Z, Baby Z and I headed off to a belated anniversary meal at Al Waha, Taj Palace Hotel (now renamed Jood Palace Hotel). Below, I share with you a few photographs of the wonderful night that we had. Al Waha restaurant was hosting a sea food night on that particular day, and my husband booked it…

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Lost and Found…


Baby Z has reached that wonderful age of toddler-hood where he loves to discover, explore and play all by himself. He can be entertained for a rather long time with a box and items to put inside it. Sometimes though, he likes to take this game a little further by taking items and hiding them away in nooks and crannies…

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