There is a Big Gold Thumb in Souq Waqif!

There is a Big Gold Thumb in the Souq! About the Gold Thumb This sculpture is by famous French artist César Baldaccini. Can’t say I know who that is, but his thumb sure is big! The piece is to commemorate Qatar’s win of the Asian Cup! Here is a link to read about the thumb: Gold…

That’s IT! We Want a Camel!

Camels of Souq Waqif Last night Michael and I went to Souq Waqif to shop for boots to wear with his borrowed Scottish kilt and tailored made gillie shirt; a costume for his part of a clansmen for his video of his song The Battle of Culloden. On our way in to the souq, the…

Surprise for Mama & DV – Part II – Kids Telling Jokes!!

With support from faculty and staff telling jokes for you, I also had support from the Director of the American School of Doha to make sure I include kids telling you jokes to make you laugh!!!  Thank you Tom!!  :))))) I’d like to give a huge shout out to Grade 5 teacher Allison Farmer for…

Classic Cars & Motorcycles at Doha Festival City Mall

Here are photos of a classic car and motorcycle display at Festival City Mall! I’m sure my descriptions of these classic vehicles will cause some aficionados to roll their eyes at me… Soul Riders Blue Low Rider Truck and Harley Davidson Orange Motorcycle Classic BMW Blue & Silver Motorcycle Harley Davidson Harley Davidson Orange Harley…

Royal Thai Lady Spa – Best Thai Massage Ever!!

About once a week I go for an hour and a half Thai oil massage at the pink building!!!  The pink building is on AL Waab Street that is home to Royal Thai Lady Spa!  Men are not allowed in this pink building!  There is a Royal Thai Men Spa two buildings down. That building…

Musical Fountain at Tawar Mall!

Another mall has opened in Qatar – Tawar Mall! Centre Mall Tawar Mall has five levels. It’s main centre is filled with a computer controlled water fountain! Old Souq There is a section that replicates a souq!  Lots of little traditional arabic shops filled with perfumes, clothing, prayer beads….. Musical Water Fountain Outside of the…

22˚C and This Canadian Gal Turns on the Heat!

This morning at 6:05am, I sat in the car to leave for work; and as I do every morning I prepare with the same routine: Turn on car Turn on air conditioning Put on lip gloss Put on sunglasses Turn on radio Drive to work But when I started Step 2…..I paused…..realized I was chilled….and…