Mission impossible? Not for me

Having seen two of my lady friends wearing different bathers in the swimming pool I decided I had better go and get some more bathing suits. The bus was scheduled … Continue Reading →


“Decisions, Decisions” too many things to do

One can’t really get bored here there is so many choices of things to do. I have to say I feel pretty lucky to be here. It is like living … Continue Reading →

Ladies Morning Coffee “Masquerade Ball”

Yesterday the ladies of the compound were invited to “spend quality time with their friends and de-stress themselves. Live in the moment and enjoy to the fullest.” We shared in … Continue Reading →

Women helping Women

Two nights ago I was at a shopping mall getting ready to get back onto the bus to go back to our compound, when I saw a stall with women … Continue Reading →

Delicious Delectable Morsels

  Saudi’s love their sweets! There is no shortage of sweets to eat. Delicious creamy melt in the mouth chocolates, little sweet cakes, cakes made with fine puff pastry noodles … Continue Reading →

This is the way its done in Saudi

Yesterday the maintenance man came around to our villa after I had put in my long list of requests for changes to our villa. He took a look at it and said “I … Continue Reading →

Jeddah at Last

Emirates business class has got the best service. I felt like the queen being waited on hand and foot.  Way too much to eat. Oh well back on the diet … Continue Reading →