Friday Afternoon Dhow Cruise!

Through Michael’s work, a Dhow Cruise was planned along swimming off of Al-Safliya Island. Corniche The weather was perfect!  We drove to the Corniche, found a parking spot and were off to find our boat for an afternoon of fun. Banana Island Resort Terminal At the entrance of the marina is the terminal to 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…

Halloween in the Middle East!

Halloween is a lot of fun here in Doha, Qatar! At work the spirit of Halloween filled the hallways with faculty, staff and students dressing up for the fun!  Shout out to Ms. Blanco for her hand drawn skeleton makeup!! Later, as Michael had band practice, I set up and sat back with a nice…

Home

After 6 weeks in Canada, I’m now home in Qatar. Home. This summer I felt homeless because Michael and I didn’t have our own space.  Our own place where we could retreat to to recharge, refresh and exhale.  While we’ve been fortunate enough to rent space that has felt like a home, it didn’t have…

2017 Summer Moments – Liz, Linda, A Mermaid, Sons of Maxwell, A Doll House, Family, Reiki, Cold Drinks on a Patio, Donair Pizza & Donair Sauce, Moon Mist Ice Cream, Pork Bacon…..and What Is a Touton??

I leave for Qatar tomorrow.  Back to expat life, regular routine and back to work, the start of a new school year at the American School of Doha on August 15th.  I wanted to reflect on my visit to Nova Scotia and Newfoundland.  To share some of the moments with friends and family. My visit…

Canadian Rocker Bryan Adams in Concert, Doha, Qatar

Bryan Adams in Qatar This Canadian was SO excited to hear that Bryan Adams was playing in Doha!  The venue was at the Grand Hyatt Hotel – the concert was literally in someone’s back yard! The quality of the pictures I took with my iPhone are not great because of our distance from the stage….