Monday Links For The Week …

IMG_20140629_081454We had another lovely weekend … really relaxing and productive at the same time … it was really good fun actually … we even made a trip to Satwa for the first time ever since moving here … I was looking for a couple things that I knew I could get there so it actually ended up being quite a successful trip … I also really wanted to try THIS pasta recipe I linked to last week and it was really good … to the point that we made it twice over the weekend (only difference was I only used one avocado each time and less oil) …

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Top Of The Rocks … At Sunset … New York City

_MG_4593-1Hey everyone … so after our afternoon at the HIGH LINE … we headed towards the Rockefeller Center to go up to the Top of the Rocks … this has to be by far one of my favourite things to do in New York … honestly if you ever go to New York and have time only to do one thing … I’d say this should be it …

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Caturday Time With Hugo & Derek … June 2014 Monthly Photos …

_MG_7779-1Hey everyone … welcome to this weeks Caturday post … it is also my June Monthly set of pictures of the boys … they are so adorable … I also noticed this week for the first time that Derek’s bald patches have pretty much grown out now …

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High Line & Bubby’s … New York City …

_MG_4370-1Hey everyone … so after our morning in WASHINGTON & MADISON SQ PARKS the four of us wandered over to the High Line … its an old elevated train line from the 1930’s used for moving freight cargo … in 1999 it was under threat of demolition but was instead donated to a non-profit and transformed into an elevated park open for the public to enjoy … the first section of the High Line opened in 2009 and the second in 2011 … works are currently ongoing to the next phase …

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Weekly Roundup … Scuba Diving & Other Happenings …

Its been a bit of a bonkers week actually … work has been pretty full on … although I’ve had a number of those … “I’m so busy where has the time gone” kinda days they haven’t felt all that productive … its quite frustrating really …

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Washington Sq Park … Madison Sq Park … & Catching Up With Friends … New York City …

_MG_4136-1On our second day in New York we were up bright and early in the morning … we had both pretty much crashed out the night before after our busy day pounding the streets … but we were up and refreshed for the day ahead … starting with a spot of breakfast …

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Circle Line Cruise & Dinner at Five Guys … New York City …

Circle Cruise PanoramaHey everyone … so following our first morning around Manhattan and our trip up the EMPIRE STATE BUILDING … we then headed over to Pier 83 and hopped on a sightseeing cruise around the Southern half of Manhattan … I had purposely planned it this way expecting that we would be pretty tired by this time and would appreciate doing something that involved sitting down for a couple hours …

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Monday Links for the Week …

IMG_20140617_072719Hey everyone … this weekend has been extra relaxing … it was great … Saturday was a total PJ day for me … the boys let us sleep in that morning and it was amazing … we both woke up around 11.30am and were a little surprised to see what time it was … all in all I think it was a pretty good weekend … we had a productive Friday and a relaxed Saturday … a pretty great combo if you ask me …

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Empire State Building … Public Library & Other Bits … New York City …

_MG_3563-1Hey everyone … so this will be the first of several posts about our recent trip to the US … starting with our first day in New York … we flew over night from Dubai and what with the 8hr time difference and 13hr flight time we ended up landing in New York JFK at around 8.30am … thankfully we both managed to get a few hours sleep on the plane and arrived feeling a lot more refreshed and awake than we had anticipated … after a quick change of clothes at the airport and having dropped off our bags at the Hotel for the day we wasted no time in heading out quickly to get started with our day …

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Caturday Time With Hugo & Derek …

IMG_20140618_170624Hey everyone … we actually had such a lovely morning … in fact we slept all morning … for the first time in last 2.5 years the boys didn’t wake us up (or atleast one of us) at 7.30am demanding to be fed … we woke up at 11.30am and it was great … we both really needed the extra sleep …

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