Category Archives: Shopping

Where you can buy the essentials (and the not so essentials)

Mixed Bag

Apologies to all.  I have been on the high seas pursuing a sailing odyssey interspersed with shouting at teenagers, building contractors, and so forth for the past couple of months so have neglected my blog.  My children are now in … Continue reading

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The Art of Shopping, with help from Sun Tzu.

A couple of days ago, I was invited by a select group to go to the Thumairi Gold Souk in Riyadh on a shopping expedition.  I have, so far, been wary of shopping in the Souks as I am not … Continue reading

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Ikea Here We Come

The D.H. announces that he has invited 10 people to dinner on our first day in Riyadh.  This he says is not a problem because he will cook!  It is a problem though because the kitchen, while perfectly delightful in … Continue reading

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