Love from London…

If you follow me on Instagram, you will already know that earlier this month, Mr Z, Baby Z and I left for London, for 3 days of sightseeing, shopping and slurping tea. Below is a short account of our lovely trip to London City!

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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 years ago.

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Things I said Alhumdulillah for in September 2015…

  Alhumdulillah means “All Praise is due to God” and are the words uttered by a Muslim when he/she is expressing gratitude to Allah. I find myself saying this numerous times a day and this post is a collection of moments when I have said Alhumdulillah during the past month. 

Things I said Alhumdulillah for in September:
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5 Ways to involve Grandparents living abroad…

Baby Z was born and has been brought up in Dubai for the short 16 month span of his life. His paternal grandmother has been with us, here in Dubai, for the entire journey to date, and has been able to share and witness all the milestones, smiles and hugs that Baby Z has offered us.  Continue reading


7 ways in which Ramadan differs in England and Dubai…

With Ramadan almost here, I came to realise that it is my third Ramadan in Dubai, and oh how different it is to spending Ramadan in England. I have jotted down a little list of seven differences that I have experienced whilst spending Ramadan in the two countries.

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Father’s Day Letterbox Cake: Baker Days Review 

Being an expat living in Dubai, and having family that live thousands of miles away back in England, means that usually any family occasion calls for flowers or chocolates ordered online. However, I think I have found a new expat tradition to befall on all family occasions from now! The Letterbox cake from Baker Days!

Baker Days are a company that specialize in cakes for pretty much any occasion under the sun (just have a look at their website!). They also offer cupcakes, and have very recently ventured on to the new concept of selling the Letterbox Cake!

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If my son was born in England…


Since being an Expat in Dubai and delving into the community of blogging that is mainly British, I have come across quite a few differences in the way that I think me and my son would have experienced life had he been born in England. Below Is my list of 12 things of “If my son was born in England…”:

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