Nathen and Dan Furlong have fond memories of being children, running outside and chasing after the ice cream van as soon as they heard that familiar sound. Its the kind of childhood memory that’s shared amongst many of us and the kind that makes you smile. And it was this seemingly universal expat experience that inspired them to form Desert Chill, bringing the fond childhood memory to the UAE. But let’s be honest, ice cream (like fireworks) is not just for kids, it’s a thrill one never seems to grow out of. Read more
On Mother’s Day, I posted “You Know You’re an Expat Mom When…“, which was inspired by the brilliant list below. It and others like it, have been making the internet rounds for ages, and I wish I knew who the author is, because I’d love to give credit where it’s due. At the bottom of this post I’ve added a few of the variations I’ve come across — feel free to add your own in the comments section.
You know you’re a TCK when…
Join in for an evening of LAUGHS & BEATS as the students of Dubomedy Arts School present their final end of term show “MIX TAPE!” The evening will include a blend of original Stand Up Comedy, Improv Games, Tap Dance, Irish Dance, Body Percussion with special guest members of the Improv Revolution professional troupe! Always free, always a party! In the past people have been turned away because it was jam packed, so for the first time they are moving to a bigger venue! Read more
Based on the classic children’s book by Jill Tomlinson, this funny, gentle and reassuring tale is written especially for small people aged 3 – 7, and grown-up’s who sleep with the big light on! Get your tickets now – it’s going to be a hoot! With an irresistible blend of live music, puppetry and storytelling, this beautiful new show introduces an old friend to a new generation of theatre-goers. Join Plop, the baby barn owl as he journeys into the night-time world of campfires, fireworks, and moonlit adventures. Read more
HaHaHabibi is the new oasis for improv in Dubai, conducting fun, interactive workshops in improvisational comedy theater. The sessions, for actors and non-actors alike, are designed to improve creative thinking, team building and communication skills. It’s equally useful to scriptwriters, directors and anyone who needs some creative, free association. Read more