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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  • (Not quite) Silent Sunday 19 hours ago After a summer spent browsing the aisles of Sainsbury’s, Tesco’s, Waitrose and the joy that is the Marks & Spencer’s food hall, it’s always somewhat disappointing to come back to my local supermarket and view once more its tired looking display of last season’s Easter eggs (still at full...
  • The tooth fairy bites the dust - but where does that leave Santa? 2 weeks ago If I thought I was pushing my luck as the tooth fairy last time DD lost a tooth, I was really stretching it when she lost her first molar yesterday. I was toying with the idea of coming clean rather than going through the agony of creeping into her room and fishing under her pillow […]
  • Upstairs, downstairs - how the other half live 3 weeks ago A news story about golfer Ian Poulter (no, I hadn’t heard of him either, but bear with me) made me giggle this week. The poor man had been ridiculed, it seems, because he complained on Twitter that British Airways had downgraded his nanny from business class, leaving his wife to travel alone up...
  • Dubai priorities 3 weeks ago Forgive my silence. I was on holiday. Well, I say “holiday” but, as all expats know, a trip back home can, at certain points, seem more like a month in a Victorian workhouse than it can a holiday. For a start, the children are off school and, unless you either ship your full-time, live-in...
  • Playmobil days 2 months ago We come to England each summer, the kids and I, to get away from the scorching hot summer of the Gulf; the summer that stops the children from being able to play outside and leaves us little choice but to spend three months sucking air-conditioned air into our lungs in shopping-mall play areas, or...

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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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