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We’ve just arrived in Bangkok after a 7 hour flight from Doha. We were supposed to leave at 9 PM but had some delays because there were a lot of planes landing. They should really complete the new airport as with all the flight Qatar Airways engages in every year, you can’t avoid that kind […]

And we’re off! Almost. We’re at the Qatar Airways Oryx Lounge (courtesy of Mashreq Bank) waiting for our flight at 9 PM. We’re flying to Bangkok and hopefully, we’ll touch ground at 7:45 AM (BKK Time) tomorrow. We’d be staying at Pullman Kingpower again but we’d stay for the next 3 days in their Executive […]

I know that it’s been weeks since my last update. Thing is, we shifted to another apartment 3 weeks ago and though I applied for a new Mosaic (Internet) connection from Qtel before the start of June, it seems that there are some technical issues that needs to be resolved before our building gets any […]

Xianelle celebrated her 7th Birthday at Cafe Ceramique last Friday (June 4). It’s her first time to have a party in Qatar since we came here 5 years ago so she was really excited about it. Her actual birthday is on June 17 but we decided to celebrate it earlier since some of her friends […]

WARNING: Not for the faint-hearted! If you’re the type who is squeamish, I’d suggest that you not look at the photos above, though it might be too late! Anyway, I’ve had this problem with my big toe nail since last year when it developed an ingrown. Onychocryptosis (also known as an “Ingrown nail,” or “Unguis […]


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