Thursday, 1 March 2018

Life: February Round-Up

This month saw me mark one year in Dubai, re-cap my end-of-2017 trip to India (New Dehli, Agra, Ranthambore, Jaipur and Amritsar) and continue to find new spots in my still-quite-new city.

February looked like this:

1. I got my creative fix thanks to We Love Art - an evening painting a grown-up "paint by numbers" fuelled by gin cocktails means that I finally have something for the walls of my apartment.

2. I finally made it to the adorable (and very Instagram-able) Boston Lane for lunch.

3. I'm still running! The Dubai Water Canal Boardwalk is a great spot for making the most of the "cooler" mornings.

4. I made use of my kitchen for the first time in...a while by making some vegan pancakes for Pancake Day (full disclosure but I made these at the weekend so I could Instagram them on the day itself because #content).

5. My bookclub read Pandemic by Sonia Shah - I'm not usually a non-fiction fan (I did a law degree so have had my fill of non-fiction) but this was an easily readable, well-researched and very interesting read. Not one to read over lunch.

6. The launch of Flair No. 5 made for a fun mid-week sampling gin-based cocktails in an urban jungle setting in DIFC. Shout out to the waitress who brought me all the veggie canapes.

7. I had my haircut for the second time since moving here! I've heard horror stories about haircuts here but can highly recommend Shakira at Pastels Salon.

8. I don't often do "business lunches" but I make sure to photograph it when I do - Zuma in DIFC is so good!

9. Brunching at home on avocado, eggs and sourdough because I'm still trying to tell myself this on Deliveroo is beyond lazy when it takes all of three minutes to throw together.

How was your February?



  1. That painting's lovely and those cocktails look delicious. Mine was a busy one: family meals, Mr P's birthday at a Michelin star restaurant, comedy gigs, football matches, impromptu house parties, music gigs and holiday bookings. As for March, as well as my birthday, we have another gig and a weekend away in Rutland x

  2. Your food always looks so good!


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