Dubai's Desperate Housewife

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Dubai's Desperate Housewife
Trials and traumas of a full-time mum in Dubai
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  • Who needs an address when you've been Makani'd? 2 weeks ago I may or may not have mentioned in the past how we don’t really have postal addresses in Dubai. If you want to receive mail, you have to have a PO Box, be it at a post office or, more recently and only in some areas, attached to your front wall. Even then, the mail […]
  • Mad and evil times 2 weeks ago So, in addition to English, maths, Arabic and goodness knows what other subjects, five-year-old DS has started studying history at school. “Do you find it interesting?” I asked. “Yes… but I’m a bit scared of it.” ”Why? What’s the problem? What bit are you studying? You know, like...
  • Questions thrown up by Mamma Mia 2 weeks ago DH and I took the children to see the stage show of Mamma Mia this week. When DD was four, it was her favourite movie. In the long summer when DS was brand new and we were stuck at home for long swathes of time, she and I danced and sang our way through it […]
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Website Reviews » There are 14 reviews on Dubai's Desperate Housewife

Mita
07:43 AM October 23, 2012

Absolutely my most favourite blog in Dubai and a must read. She's funny, creative and a superb blogger. Keeps me and a few of us in Dubai and around entertained.

Farfromhomemama
16:13 PM December 03, 2012

Fab blog. Such an amusing take on life in Dubai.

NikkiC
16:28 PM December 03, 2012

The only blog worth reading in Dubai. She managed to say exactly what everyone is thinking and she always makes me smile. Brilliant. A star!

Sam
17:01 PM December 03, 2012

She has a massive following and for good reason. Happy to give my vote.

Jacqueline Cousins
17:05 PM December 03, 2012

Very witty blog that always raises a smile

FooDiva
17:05 PM December 03, 2012

Only Dubai Desperate Housewife can make the most trivial yet topical subjects a joy to read with bundles of wit thrown in. I always look forward to her posts.

Charlie
17:51 PM December 03, 2012

Love this blog

Kelly Harvarde
17:54 PM December 03, 2012

This is far and away my favourite blog. It makes me guffaw on a regular basis and ihas such fabulous observations. Love it!

ClaireB
22:15 PM December 03, 2012

Love this blog always puts a smile on my face, even since moving back to the UK it reminds me of all the 'Dubainess' I miss so much. Keep it up!

Taren
00:01 AM December 04, 2012

Love this blog, very funny and smart!!!

Elaine Wolfenden
04:23 AM December 04, 2012

Always spot on in terms of Dubai and its quirks. Annabel manages the perfect measure of humour. Love her writing!

Jane
04:39 AM December 04, 2012

Very entertaining and never fails to amuse me!

Vicki
15:18 PM December 08, 2012

A brilliant blog! She feels like a friend who just knows! Sometimes I feel she has a secret camera watching me! It is always so spot on and so well written.

Lianne
18:13 PM February 25, 2013

Although I have never been to Dubai, she captures the essence of what it is to be an expat! But what I love best about her blog is her honest and witty humour about parenting! Absolutely bloody brilliant! She delivers everytime!

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