Obesity and Diabetes in Saudi Arabia

All is very quiet on the compound at the moment as a lot of the women have gone on break back to their home countries or on holidays to get away … Continue Reading →

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Taif Rose Farm Tour and More

Having booked for the Taif Roses Season Tour after seeing it advertised in the Destination Jeddah magazine, we thought there would be quite a few going.  It turned out that … Continue Reading →


Easter Party in the Compound at Jeddah

Today management provided the Annual Easter Party for all the children in the compound.  A sausage sizzle, pizza, chips and drinks were provided. Many of the Mums had worked very … Continue Reading →


My First Ever Quilting Class - Paper Piecing/Curved Piecing

Recently I have got very interested in doing Fabric Art using all sorts of media.  Of course I had to pick something that was tricky to start with didn’t I. … Continue Reading →


“Old Jeddah” Tour

Today Russ and I set off to go on a guided tour  of “old Jeddah” which was done by   This is where the original part of Jeddah is located.  We caught … Continue Reading →


How NOT to Find a Post Office

Recently I tried to find a post office near to us so that I could post a parcel to my grand daughter.  You wouldn’t think it could be that hard, … Continue Reading →


Event at the British Consulate Library

My social life has never been as busy as it has here.  In fact I have had to slow down a little, I can’t keep up with all that is … Continue Reading →


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 →


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 →