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hartland-international-schoolHartland International School have organized a ‘Meet the Principal’ event at the Arabian Ranches Golf Club on Saturday 31st of January at 9.30am until 12.30pm. The Founding Principal, Dr. Paul Silverwood, the Head of Primary Ms. Melissa McBride and Early Years Coordinator, Ms. Vanessa Temple will be available to meet parents and explain the ethos of the School. Hartland International School are offering something unique to Dubai with its curriculum design and longer school that focuses on the individual attention of each child. Visit the Arabian Ranches on Saturday to find out more. Read more

ask louiseQuestionWe are a family of 3, in the process of moving to Dubai. Our son is 8.5 years old and we are considering some “outstanding or good” schools for his education. Living in a residential locality close to the school is a huge advantage. My wife will be working at the Dubai International Financial city. Our budget is AED 80,000 -100,000  for a 2 bedroom apartment/villa. Having done a little bit of research on the net, we have a chosen a few localities. They are al Barsha, JLT, Discovery Gardens. However, the schools we are considering are located at a distance of 17 to 23 kms from these places. My queries are the following: Read more

declutter-meIs your store room, garage or even living room, piled up with a jenga pile of boxes currently? Being piled up can become a fire hazard plus do you know that little bugs like sleeping in them? Are you using up valuable areas in your home and office with these boxes?

I always find with my declutter session with clients, that the hardest items to dispose of are the boxes for electrical items. Many people keep these boxes thinking that they will come handy in the future. The reasons for holding onto the boxes usually evaporate when I explain that it can be a fire hazard, wastage of space, etc.

Today I want to share with you my tips for keeping boxes for your electrical appliances: Read more

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