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Eve Dugdale
Eve Dugdale

Eve Dugdale is a British freelance journalist and mum of one with over 12 years' newspaper and online experience in both the UK and UAE. From court reporter in Manchester, UK to Deputy Features Editor at 7DAYS, Dubai, these days she manages her passion for writing between changing nappies and singing nursery rhymes.

Champion baker rises to the pressure

For Nadiya Hussain, entering a television baking show was simply a way to show off her talents in the kitchen. She didn’t want to become famous to represent Muslims. But that was her concern...

‘Plastic Surgery Princess’: How popular games in the Mideast are impacting kids

How much attention do you pay to the apps your children play online? If they’re brightly coloured and you see cartoon characters on the screen do you assume they’re kid-friendly and...

This Eid, have you been giving your child the ‘first class’ treatment?

Having just celebrated Eid, many families across the Middle East will be dreading their next credit card bill. After all, for the majority of people it’s a time to spend money and buy lots of...

Struggling with fussy eaters? Help kids eat their greens with proven techniques

With under a week left to go until the end of Ramadan, many will be feeling relieved that schedules and mealtimes will soon be back to normal.Parents of fussy eaters however may be a little more...

Should non-Muslim women wear the hijab to fight ‘rampant Islamophobia?’

Islamic dress has been quite the hot topic across Europe in recent times. Just last month the German parliament voted in support of a draft law banning women working in certain industries from wearing...

Which top couple has an age gap that's the same as Macron and his wife's?

All eyes have been on French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron recently, and for far more than his politics.You see, the politician and civil servant, who has become the unexpected front runner...

How do you teach your children about their ‘identity’?

How do you teach your children about their identity?Do you tell them about what life was like for their grandparents or why they pray in a mosque?Maybe you live as expats enjoying a different way of...

A radical theory: Does isolation lead to extremism?

How do people become radicalized? We are not born with an innate desire to harm our fellow man on a mission to prove our point. So when does it happen?One theory has been that the internet, and people...