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A sticky story about having a housemaid (and please don’t go off me!)

It’s no secret that many of us here in Dubai have housemaids, who double up as nannies and sometimes cooks too. A very small minority even drive, meaning the school run is magically done too. I’ve heard this wonderful perk … Continue reading

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Double deal: On having two homes

There’s something I should reveal about expats in Dubai: we lead double lives. Most of the year is spent in our adopted country, the place where we’ve made good friends, the kids go to school and we work, have pets … Continue reading

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