I woke up with a killer headache after a brilliant day/night. Started at Hard Rock ended up at a Lebonese restaurant for end of the night munchies. It started snowing last night so this morning Baku was under a blanket of the crappy whiet stuff. This wouldnt have been too bad had I not signed…… Continue reading Snow & cupcakes.
I had a lovely quiet NYE at home with the family. Drank a couple of bottles of Verve with the hubby, watched the last instalment of the Hunger Games (as bad as the others) and waited for the fireworks to start (they love a firework here). The kids both wanted to stay up for the count…… Continue reading Happy New Year of the Granny Square
Merry Christmas from Azerbaijan. Christmas in Baku is great. We always have someone say, “But don’t you want to go home from Christmas?”. Nope. Never. Actually we are home, this is where we live, this is where my children should wake up on Christmas morning, it’s where Santa leaves the presents after all. Flying back…… Continue reading Merry Christmas and yes that was a Donkey
Mr R, the small people and I just spent three days in Shahdag with some friends of ours. Shahdag is a ski resort that hadn’t finished being built the last time we lived in Azerbaijan. We didn’t get round to visiting last year either so this was our first visit. Considering it was full of the cold,…… Continue reading Shahdag & skiing. Otherwise know as more snow…
I really hate snow. Like really hate it. Its cold, its wet and its only pretty if you are looking at it through a window while sitting next to a fire. This morning I was not looking through a window, even if I was my house doesn’t have a fire (well it does but its…… Continue reading Oh no its Snow
So I managed to con my long-suffering hubby into buying me a Thermomix. I couldn’t get it in Azerbaijan so I bought it in the UK and carried back in luggage with us on Tuesday (tipping us wellllllll over our allowance which btw is shit on Air France). I figured since it cost a horrendous…… Continue reading Thermomix – love at first meal.