Photos Doha

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Colour me impressed…. Qatar launches new underground metro

UPDATE: On 21 November 2019 the gold line has opened significantly expanding the reach of the Doha Metro – see map at the bottom… When I moved to Qatar in May 2007 – twelve years ago – there were around 800,000 people, a basic orange and black taxi service, old American yellow school busses were … Continue reading

Seven years and counting….

Seven years ago this week my family and I had packed up our home in London and made the move to Doha, Qatar. We came expecting a new work / life adventure of 3-4 years as we came on a job transfer with an international oil company. The Qatar we arrived in had a population … Continue reading

Disappearing Landmarks

What are you afraid to lose and why?  That is a question I have been asking myself for a while now and seems particularly appropriate at this start to 2014. My questioning started back in August / September 2013 when my life started getting severely disrupted due to all the road work projects that ramped … Continue reading

Doha Skyline

Doha’s skyline is ever changing.  Fifteen years ago there was almost nothing here in this West Bay area of Doha.  Two thirds of these buildings have gone up since I arrived here in 2007.  It’s fascinating to watch a city and country grow the way Doha, Qatar is. I refer to this part of the … Continue reading

Susie Billings


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I have lived on four continents and worked at senior levels across a range of industries.

Since 2007 I have lived in Doha, Qatar, the home of Al Jazeera and the host city for the World Cup Football (Soccer) in 2022.

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