Saying Goodbye – American School of Doha – Final Assembly

Having to leave this job was the hardest part of leaving Qatar. Period. The ASD final assembly happened in May, while we were in India. I added it here now, before I start our repatriation blogs back into Canada!! Saying goodbye was heartbreaking…. The final assembly of the year was the time to say goodbye…

Breakfast With Mai – Saying Goodbye For Now….

I wanted to give Mai her own blog because of my four years in Qatar, with only two Qatari women did I established a friendship with –  Mai was one of them. I don’t want to offend any Qatari who reads this because I don’t want to sweep the generalization brush.  However, my experience, my…

Into the Insanity of Two Weeks to Leave The State of Qatar

My husband’s contract was not renewed and given 2 weeks to repatriate back to Canada. For three of these fourteen days, I was in India. During these three days in India I resigned from my job at the American School of Doha (ASD) and started the logistics of our travel plans from the date we…

The Avatars’ Final Practice Together

With Adrian, the other guitarist, leaving Qatar, The Avatars had their final practice together.  Adrian’s leaving was the final push for Michael to end the band. He was becoming weary of the amount of time it takes to manage a band of expats; band members are extremely busy, follow different work schedules therefore making practices…