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I miss my Dubai salary badly

I miss my Dubai salary badly

Old Apr 10th 2012, 2:40 am
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Originally Posted by lullabelle View Post
OP - money really isn't everything. And I'm not saying that from a fur lined lifestyle, whilst sipping my champagne.

I miss my Abu Dhabi Salary (not the Dubai one, that one is tainted by the hell I went through earning it). But I appreciate the other things I now have instead.

This may sound crazy, but do you count your blessings at night? I do this regularly. Not in a "thank you god for x and y" way but I just focus on what is around me that makes me happy. My son almost died two and a half years ago at the age of six and I find that puts EVERYTHING into perspective. So the rest of life is a bonus in my mind.

Life at home isn't easy - I've only got one kid in a school and I'm playing domestic goddess/teacher until the other one is sorted (could be september -
joy) which means money is tight as I'm the the bigger earner. No car, can't get back into our own home (again not untilSeptember)... But, well - it's not THAT bad is it? we spent five weeks in India when we left Dubai and seeing people living in shacks and on rubbish dumps and kids running around in rags... Being rich is just about perspective isn't it? I feel pretty rich most of the time because my family are safe and well. yes it's a cliche to say all this but it's true.

Good things are all around: spring is in the air: the daffs, magnolia and tulips are out and the sun is shining all week which makes everybody so SMILEY - I'd forgotten that. All the walking about means my kids are rosy cheeked and healthy, my husband is back at work and thriving again... AND THERE IS A BLACKBIRD BUILDING A NEST IN MY HEDGE.

Mind you, I'm not so happy about the price of booze - bloody hell they've been hiking the tax on spirits. Gin is so expensive! Gin!
I have a crab building a nest in my bush............
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Old Apr 12th 2012, 8:39 am
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Ahhh but do you have a good old seventies style bush or a tiny weeny porn bush? These things matter to crabs...
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Old Apr 12th 2012, 10:34 am
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Ahhh but do you have a good old seventies style bush or a tiny weeny porn bush? These things matter to crabs...
Hmmmm............... please post pictures of a 'tiny weeny porn bush'........
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Old Apr 12th 2012, 11:28 am
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Hmmmm............... please post pictures of a 'tiny weeny porn bush'........
I believe Terry Wogan's correspondent, Anita Bush, had one...
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Old Apr 12th 2012, 11:46 am
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Hmmmm............... please post pictures of a 'tiny weeny porn bush'........
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