Archive for the ‘Family & Friends’ Category

A little bit of Adobe Lightroom for some photo editing. Notice the difference? Mavis a few days after our cauterization… Before and After…

We’ve been staying at home for the past few weeks as we’re not the “malling” type and rather spend the day lazying at home. Weekends can be busy if you really want them to be and honestly, there are places to go to and events that may be happening around Qatar. However, being at home […]

How time flies! The year is about to come to a close and it’s that time of year once again when we stop and think of all the things that have happened throughout the year.  It is that time of year again, to write our Year End Letter. The start of the year saw Xianelle […]

Since Qatar National Day Celebration fell on a Saturday, and with the Emir making Sunday a holiday, we had plans to go to one of Qatar’s parks. We have been planning to have a picnic in one of Qatar’s parks for the longest time but weekend mornings are not really suitable for us as we […]


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