Ode to you, Mum

My mum’s birthday is approaching soon. When we last spoke, she asked for me not to send flowers, or spend money on gifts as she has “everything”…typical mum. It got me thinking what I could give her as a birthday present, so I decided to start writing and…

Robert Relton: Headmaster, Repton School Abu Dhabi

With over twenty years of British educational experience, Robert Relton recently moved to the UAE to take appointment as headmaster of the newly opened Repton School on Reem Island. We had a chat about the challenges and rewards of being such an integral part of…

Heat Index: WTF OMG

Here’s to the next few weeks of semi-hibernation where we’re truly torn between the self-preserving desire to stay indoors, and our full calendars.

Crazy Kids? Time for a Reset.

It’s easy to get caught up in the logistics of everyday life; sometimes the day feels more like a checklist of hourly tasks rather than a series of fun and meaningful interactions with my loved ones. As I lay in bed at each night I find…