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Covid-19 vaccine is the new Xanax!

Yes, we got our second shot of the Pfizer vaccine yesterday in Dubai! Covid-19 vaccine is available for all, for free, in the UAE. The type of vaccine will vary according to your Emirates of residence visa (Pfizer, AZ or Sinopharm). 50% of the UAE population are already vaccinated.  Let me explain to you how it went. For the first dose […]

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Back to school

We thought this day would NEVER come. I mean yes, I knew she’d eventually go back to school before she turns 18, but I really didn’t think this would be in September of this year! When back in April they said they’ll close schools until January 2021, I had a meltdown so deep that I […]

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Happy birthday Belgium!

Dear Belgium, Happy birthday! You are 190 today! To compare, the UAE is 48, I think you’re looking pretty good for an oldie. Let’s face it, Us, Belgian citizens aren’t used to celebrate you properly. We don’t plan a fancy reunion weekend for you. We don’t bake a black yellow and red cake. We don’t […]

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Happy birthday Desperate Diplo Wife!

Tomorrow, June 30th  2020 is the first birthday of DDW. One year since I’ve created this character. I can’t believe how it evolved into what it is today! Like pretty much anything that I attempt, I was sure it would be a failure. My husband said to me: “Give it 6 months, and then you will […]

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Journal of the third month in lockdown

Should have been posted 10 days ago, but who is still counting the days now??? We have been staying inside for 3 months now, staying safe. Three months where we learned a lot about ourselves. We changed, like always when confronted to difficulties. I think we get better. We developed a new routine, a new […]

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Homeschooling for dummies

Do you have kids? Do you homeschool them during this global pandemic? If not, let me tell you what it is for us and for our friends around the world who have to do it. If yes, you had to go along with this last-minute homeschooling system, you might agree with me somewhere in this […]

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