Maria Foley, writer, Canadian repatriate and mother of two TCKs, has this to say about Anne O’Connell’s @home in Dubai:
… Anne has certainly done her homework. I’ve never set foot in Dubai, but I’m pretty sure after reading this book that if I were to be parachuted in there tomorrow, I would totally ace it. It’s chock-full of concrete and sensible advice that would be invaluable to anyone considering — or having recently made — such a move. My fellow scatter-brains will especially appreciate how well-organized @home in Dubai is. Anne very kindly takes you by the hand and leads you, step by step, through the sometimes complicated process of setting up a new life in Dubai…
Julia Simens, author of Emotional Resilience and the Expat Child, appeared in Hong Kong parenting magazine, Playtimes. In her article, ‘Moving right along’, she discusses the difficulties of international relocations – especially mid-term moves – and gives tips on how to make the move as positive as possible for you and your family.
Find the November issue at www.ppp.com.hk (see page 56 for Julia’s article).
Katie writes of the book: “Packed full of reliable and useful information, the author’s light-hearted approach to relocating to this uniquely vibrant city helps relieve some of the angst of a daunting task.”