Thursday’s Weekly Roundup … A Brief Review Of Our Time In Iran …

_MG_9888-1Wow … well it feels good to be back … I ended up being forced to take a blogging break while we were in Iran … a combination of blocked websites … VPNs that didn’t work and sketchy internet access at certain times … I actually had a few posts lined up for while we were away but it doesn’t matter now … if anything I quite enjoyed the whole not being connected to the internet thing … it was a whole 10days of being almost entirely unplugged from the web … I say almost because Perry and I did have our work emails synced to my Iranian phone … but mostly I just cleared them from my inbox and I think there were only 2 or 3 that needed to be responded to … all in all it was quite refreshing not worrying about checking stuff online/facebook/blog etc for a few days …

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At The Beach JBR … With Stef, Bas & The Girls …

A couple weekends ago Stef, Bas and their little twin Girls came down to the Marina for a visit … we took the opportunity to go for a walk down to the new JBR Beach and check out all the new places that have opened up … while also giving the girls a chance to run around and let off some of their energy … it was the perfect opportunity for me to get some family photos of their lovely family …

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Monday Links for the Week … 21st April 2014

Hey everyone … so we just got back from Iran this afternoon and we had such a great time … it was a brilliant trip … it was really great to show Perry around and for him to finally meet my family who live there … I’ll have more of an update later in the week … some of you regular readers will have noticed there was no activity on the blog while we were away … due to internet restrictions/blocked websites/ & VPN’s not working … but in reality it was nice to take a break from the online world for a little bit … but I am glad to be back … and will hopefully be catching up with plenty of posts and photos from our trip over the next couple weeks …

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Caturday Time With Hugo & Derek … Scottish Folds In Dubai …

Hey everyone … so we are just about finished getting ready to leave for the airport to go to Iran … Our pet sitter will be coming by later to check on the boys and will be visiting them regularly while we are away … I miss my little fur babies so much when we are away but I am really happy with our pet sitter who loves them so much … and sends me lots and lots of pictures of them every couple of days to put my mind at rest …

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Thursday’s Weekly Roundup … Good News … Knitting & Iran …

Its been an exhausting week … but honestly it was a good one … work was busy which meant that the days flew by … and I got a lot of stuff done in the evenings too so I was happy with the productivity this week …

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Around Doha … The Souq & MIA Park … Doha, Qatar …

Hey everyone … so here is my final post on our time in Doha … basically a bunch of photos from the park around the Museum of Islamic Art … from the outdoor terrace part of the Museum and from the Souq Waqif nearby …

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Monday Links for the Week … Lots of Fun Things …

Well its been a busy few days … the weekend flew by but it was really productive … I got a lot of stuff sorted which I’m really pleased about … I’ve made some good headway on a couple of knitting projects … I don’t want to share too much about them until they are done but for now here is a little closeup of one … love the colours of this …

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