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Silk Painting Techniques 3 Day Workshop in Jeddah

Wow what a workshop this was. We learnt so much! Day 1 On the first day we did a Silk sample of 9 different  techniques. We were shown how to … Continue Reading →


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Fine Dining at its Very Best in Jeddah Saudi Arabia

Russell and I went out to dinner for his 60th birthday to celebrate in style. We arrived at a very early 8.30pm at the Hilton Hotel Jeddah. This is a … Continue Reading →


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Silk Painting Class in Jeddah

Had a fantastic morning yesterday. I met some lovely ladies while doing an introduction class to Silk painting.  It was awesome. The instructor Q  is a wonderful lady who is … Continue Reading →


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Ladies Morning Coffee “Costume Party”

What a lovely morning here in the compound, with a great turn out. Lots of costumes, pirate, Indian, Egyptian  traditional Japanese, rock star, punk, traditional Thai… As we arrived we were all … Continue Reading →


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“Quilting Bees” of Jeddah

It was our monthly “Quilting Bees” of Jeddah meeting today. We all had to vote for a new president and vice president.  Sadly the lady who was going to be … Continue Reading →


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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 →


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Traditional Handicrafts Souq Tour

Had a lovely morning at the Traditional Handicrafts Souq. A number of us ladies, went on the compound bus, to meet up with our tour guide Bander, from Nomad Arabian … Continue Reading →


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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 →


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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 →