Try to look on the bright side

It’s probably ingrained in us Irish and maybe even more-so that any other nationality, that we are prone to suffering from a small bit of negativity. We lean towards the down side. We highlight the pitfalls, point out the inefficiencies and harp on about the negative in like, any situation. We loved to go on about Christmas starting…

Boom to Dust

The oil price has dropped. Everyone is saying it, the papers print it, the news reports it, but what exactly does it mean to you and me. For me, living in Qatar, the country that has the highest ratio of oil per person in the universe, the drop in oil prices is of weighty significance.…

Just Jump

Ironically the arrival of a new life, makes you question your own.  Where am I going? Where have I come from? How did I get here? Is there a way back!?!   Having a baby is one of those monumental events that punctuates your life, you sit back and take note of your age and stage…

Bachelor Zones

There’s a common misconception out there about women in Qatar and that we are poorly treated. Many think we are not allowed leave the house or work here alone without a man, drive, socialise in bars with friends, in fact we are allowed to do all that, and aren’t we grateful for it, see that’s…