100 episodes

A laid back look at life in the UAE. Stay up to date with what's happening and where to go with free advice, expert opinion and storytelling which gives an inside scoop in to real life UAE. Calling foodies, culture vultures and people who want answers from our trusted team of engaging experts.

Afternoons with Helen Farmer Dubai Eye

    • Kids & Family
    • 4.9 • 17 Ratings

A laid back look at life in the UAE. Stay up to date with what's happening and where to go with free advice, expert opinion and storytelling which gives an inside scoop in to real life UAE. Calling foodies, culture vultures and people who want answers from our trusted team of engaging experts.

    PETS AND VETS: READING DOGS UAE

    PETS AND VETS: READING DOGS UAE

    23 June 2021: Karalynn Thomson's initiative is getting children and pet owners involved!
    Dr. Hannah Rowles, Royal Canin's resident vet answers all your pet-related queries. 
    Kevin Sebastian discusses the latest tech stories and recommends some gadgets.
    Abu Dhabi teacher Christopher Hill has written a book about his traumatic childhood, and how moving to the Middle East has helped to heal him.
    Calling all volunteers! A charity shop in Dubai needs you.
    Junk Kouture's Katie Brill talks fast fashion and creating amazing outfits from... rubbish!

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    • 1 hr 7 min
    EFFECTS OF COVID-19 ON CANCER PATIENTS

    EFFECTS OF COVID-19 ON CANCER PATIENTS

    23 June 2021: Helen meets Irene, who is battling different types of cancer but soldiering on and ticking items off her bucket list.
    Could I be allergic to dairy? And other questions about allergies and intolerances, answered by Dr. Stuart Carr. 
    And during psychology hour, do we forgive Chrissy Teigen? Talking trolling and the cancel culture with Dr. Thoraiya.    

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    • 1 hr 17 min
    WHAT DOES THE LAW SAY ABOUT PATERNITY LEAVE IN THE UAE?

    WHAT DOES THE LAW SAY ABOUT PATERNITY LEAVE IN THE UAE?

    21 June 2021: Lawyer Ludmila Yamalova gives us the answers to our legal queries.
    How generous are UAE companies in giving paternity leave? Recruitment specialist David Mackenzie and Ibrahim Mougharbel of the Great Place to Work Institute tell us. Helen meets Grant, who left his 20-year career to be a stay-at-home dad. Is this something you would do?
    And do you have life insurance? Cancer survivor Richa shares how life insurance saved her when she got her diagnosis. Zurich Middle East's Walter Jopp answers all your questions about claims and policies. 

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    • 1 hr 15 min
    SCHOOL RUN HORROR STORIES

    SCHOOL RUN HORROR STORIES

    20 June 2021: Helen gets the thoughts of parents and experts about the blatant disrespect of some people for traffic rules around schools, and their suggested solutions.
    Are more children getting COVID-19? Helen chats with paediatrician Dr. Shola Faniran at Mediclinic Middle East.
    Catherine O'Farrell runs a forum for inclusion practitioners and tells Helen about the challenges children of determination face during the pandemic. 
    And free maths tuition! The University of Birmingham in Dubai says all teens are welcome. 

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    • 1 hr 19 min
    HOW DOES YOUR GARDEN GROW?

    HOW DOES YOUR GARDEN GROW?

    16 June 2021: If you are looking to find out how to take care of your garden during Dubai's summer heat, well we have some top tips for you from Mohammed Al Dhuhouri from Local Roots UAE.
    Are you looking for a getaway but not quite sure where you can travel to, don't worry because Helen gets the lowdown from Emily Jenkins at Dnata.
    Author and photographer Waleed Shah explains the inspiration behind his latest project Rock Your Ugly. 
    We talk to Dr Sam Westhead about how to deal with grief when it comes to your pet, and we find out how one lady is dealing with that right now. 

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    • 1 hr 20 min
    HALLUCINATIONS AND HAIR LOSS: POST-COVID SYMPTOMS THAT WON'T GO AWAY

    HALLUCINATIONS AND HAIR LOSS: POST-COVID SYMPTOMS THAT WON'T GO AWAY

    15 June 2021: Simon aka Catboy shares his post-COVID experience with Helen, and family GP Dr. Ruhil Badiani says they all sound familiar. 
    Did the pandemic affect your friendships? Dr. Thoraiya looks into why some gain and some lose friends during COVID.
    The chiropractor is in! Oliver Jones of Nightingale Health Services addresses all your concerns. 
    Living with eczema: Dr. Khadija Al Jefri and sufferer Ayesha tell us what the condition is about.
    Men should meditate. That's the massage from Shadi of SEVA, who says being in the moment shouldn't be attached to a gender. 

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    • 1 hr 18 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
17 Ratings

17 Ratings

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I love this podcast, Helen gets some excellent guest experts on the show and is a natural born interviewer making this a very enjoyable listen.

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