Big Ears of Ireland

It’s endearing to watch the news and late night talk shows and hear just how concerned Irish people are about being inclusive to all religions in Catholic schools across Ireland. A hard core disgruntled group of do-gooders speaking out for those that fail to get into our national schools which are of course primarily Catholic…

New Years Resolution

For the “school year people”, like myself, that exit the UAE the instant the last school bell rings in June and don’t return until the day before school starts, it can feel like punching time.   Similar to working in a job where you feel under-utilized and under-stimulated, you can seek small solace in the fact…

Little Einstein

As the school year comes to a close and most expat women take the children to greener pastures, the grapple for nursery places is at a high in Abu Dhabi before the wild birds flee.     Unlike Ireland where children start nursery at the age of “whenever the government provide the free year” and big school…