Yes, I know. It’s been a very very long time since I last posted a recipe here. Needless to say that I lost interest a bit. Needless to say, never enough to killRead More

Remember my last post about the upcoming Ramadan 10k race that involved big prize money? Well, the prize money was doubled to 2.1 million AED (that’s 400.000 EUR or 540.000 USD). I endedRead More

Breaks are good. Change of scenery is good. Breaking out of your routine is good. Doing something different is good. Even if it’s only temporary. A running coach that I consulted about myRead More

It’s getting hot in Dubai!! My dreams of hitting the last goal for this running season have been crushed by an early onset of incredible heat and humidity this summer. Every year, fromRead More

A chiropractor once said that to me there is no running injuries, only lifestyle injuries. Our modern lifestyles have us sitting in the most awkward positions for way too long a time, e.g.Read More

March is the last month of the Dubai running season. The races are getting shorter, as the weather gets warmer. Over are the days when the temperatures drop down to 15 degrees orRead More

It has become a habit of posting here on my blog the day before a big race. Although I didn’t mention it in last week’s post, I went for another race last Friday.Read More

The year is coming to a close. Everybody seems to be wrapped up in the Christmas frenzy. Although I have been living in Dubai for 10 years, and have spent 9 Christmasses (isRead More

I have spent the last two weeks in Germany and Portugal, as our long awaited and well deserved annual holidays and break from Dubai everyday life and routines have finally come. I am inRead More

I warned you last week: energy-dense recipes are on their way! Which means my marathon training is on the way. I am slightly exaggerating at this point, as today will only be DayRead More

June is the official start of summer in Dubai for me. It’s the squelching season: you’ll be hot and sweaty, no matter what time of the day. The temperatures even at night willRead More

Life has been good recently as two 10k races were on the agenda. The first race included a 2.5k junior race that my son participated in. His first official race, with bib numberRead More

My kids eat plain yogurt literally by the bucket. I actually do buy them in 1kg buckets. And I usually take two of these buckets as one will probably not last longer thanRead More

It’s almost Valentine’s Day. To be honest, we chose to ignore this day completely in our house a few years ago. No flowers, gifts, expensive dine-outs or comprehensive dine-ins that has us standingRead More

 There is many good things about Christmas in Dubai. If you can get your head around sunshine, blue skies and rather warm weather (which is something you have to get used to whenRead More

Do you agree with me that certain foods should not be transformed and processed through cooking? Lettuce, cucumbers, grapefruits, and kiwi fruit fall into this category. Lettuce will loose all its fresh crispnessRead More

Halloween is around the corner. I will have to go Trick or Treating with my kids again. My son wants to dress up as a devil. My daughter doesn’t like scary creatures andRead More

When you travel with small kids, you will most probably have a lot of luggage. Whenever we leave Dubai for our annual leave in summer, I am glad to travel with Emirates Airlines,Read More