Language/Culture

My passion for Mathematics

My tutor when I was in grade 7 turned me into a mathie! In 1984, we moved to Algeria when my father was assigned his post as the ambassador of Qatar to Algeria. I started my education in Belgium then after 3 years in Qatar, my father wasn’t sure I’d make it through the more […]

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More and more and more pacman ghosts in Düsseldorf

As I’ve been walking in Düsseldorf I kept noticing stickers of pacman ghosts all around the city… Reminds me of the German band Captain Hollywood Project‘s song :

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When does a child become an adult?

Cindi Kennaley asked me on the post Questions Expats in Qatar never ask me … “#3 When do you consider a child an adult?” I will start this by answering another related question… 😉 What does it mean when somebody is an adult? In many countries it’s when you can drink, or watch pr0n, or […]

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A typical Qatari family friday

As I am curating the twitter user @weareqatar , I get some questions that aren’t easy to answer in 140 characters or less, so I’m replying here and linking there. I got this question: @WeAreQatar What happens in a Qatari household on a typical Friday? Does the whole family gather? — Amy Bambridge (@escapetoqatar) December […]

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“I hate men”

This is a story that happened to me and my little daughter in a shopping mall’s play area… This area is controlled by a huge grumpy security guard wearing a fake military uniform… He was opening and closing the entrance and hated it when people wanted to go in our out of the play area, […]

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