Tired of being tired

I was putting clothes away in Lewis’s room this morning when he woke up. Unlike him, he woke up quite cranky.  When I cuddled him I asked, do you want to go to the toilet – he responded “No, I’m tired”.  I asked if he wanted to go downstairs and have some (rice) bubbles “No, […]

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Sun down

We ate at our table out the back last night, as the evening was so lovely. Lewis looked up at the sky and announced to us all that it’s getting dark. I asked him why. He went quiet for maybe 2-3 seconds so I honestly thought he didn’t know, but then he responded quite matter […]

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Cricket @ 7he Sevens

  On the weekend we went out to 7he Sevens stadium to attend the annual charity cricket match between the famous Lord’s Taverners and our semi-professional Fly Emirates team.  It was billed as a large fund-raiser, with even buses organised from work to pick up people.  Sadly though, there was nobody really there except the […]

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Cycle of life lesson

Just over a year ago we bought Myles a fish tank. We feel Dubai is not a climate suitable for any other types of pet, and travelling and holidays become more difficult if we have a more dependent pet. But there were lessons Myles would learn from caring after a pet that are too valuable […]

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Toilet training hiccup

We’ve started toilet training Lewis, from around 1 year and 3-4 months of age. He has been a real natural. From the first time I put him on the seat, he’s been pretty much able to Number 1 on demand. This afternoon he went without a nappy for a while. It’s interesting how he seems […]

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