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Ayshe Ismail
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Baby and me: 4 month update
Well, I have done spectacularly badly at being on time with this post, but here we go my four-month baby and me update. Baby  I think I jinxed myself being quite so happy about how well Master A was doing with sleep. This past four weeks our 7-hour stretche...

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Life lately: Baby and me
It's been just over three months since I gave birth to a healthy baby boy. I expect that this blog, at least for a little while, will become very baby focussed while the exploring and adventures are on pause. The plan is to make this space a sort of diary f...

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Beyond Oman: Diving in the Red Sea
Leaving it so long to write up this post has worked out quite well. It's nice to reminisce about the last holiday and the last time I was able to dive before I found out I was expecting. We visited Egypt in February going primarily because of a friends wedd...

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Road trip: The Roses of Jebel Akhdar
After several failed attempts to explore Jebel Akhdar, I finally made it up there to see the roses in bloom back in April. Jebel Akhdar (translation, the Green Mountain), is part of the Al Hajar Mountain range. It takes about an hour and a half to drive to ...

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Al-Hoota Cave
I've been feeling this push to tick off as many Oman attractions as physically possible before the baby arrives. Al-Hoota Cave was something I read about before I even moved to Oman, but until about two weeks ago it had been closed. Now there are two sides ...

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A beautifully written piece. Clear. Concise. Sad.

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Pregnancy in Oman: Part 1
Hesitantly, I label this part one. I have the very best of intentions to make this at least a two part post, but anyone who has read this blog even semi-regularly will know I can be a very lazy blogger. I'm into the last stretch of my pregnancy, and I thoug...

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Why I've been a rubbish blogger
One of the "rules" you see about blogging is never to apologise for an absence. Most people don't care or notice that you've not been updating, and yet, I feel like I should explain. Really, I haven't been that bad; just extremely lazy. I have at least five...

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Wonderful. I can't even put together the words to explain how impressed I am with the Swedish system.

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Here comes the summer
I dread the arrival of summer in Muscat -- the heat, the boredom. Ergh. But this year I've made plans. 1. Troom Oman Escape Room . I've wanted to visit Troom for a while, but I decided to wait for the summer since it is an indoor thing. It's an escape room ...
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