Format: A5
Output: 256pp

As Managing Editor of her own small publishing business, a highlight was the publication of the Living and working in Dubai guidebook in 2007. The book was reviewed by the Expat Telegraph and can be read here.

Read the Introduction here.


Between 2004–2006, Pippa was the Books Editor at Motivate Publishing in Dubai, the Arabian Gulf’s leading publisher of books and magazines.

A key achievement was working with and editing Patrick Lichfield’s book, Dubai, A City Portrait.

Pippa wrote several titles, including: The Middle East from SpaceAbu Dhabi – A Pictorial TourSharjah – A Pictorial TourThe Culinary World of JumeirahSheikh Khalifa – Life and Times, the authorised biography of the President of the United Arab Emirates, and A Family Escape, a short novel with photographs for the Jumeirah Beach Hotel (available in each of the hotel’s 600+ bedrooms).

Pippa also wrote for, edited and project managed several exhibition catalogues and B2B titles from inception to delivery, including:

  • Portfolio
  • Home Owner Dubai
  • Destination Dubai
  • Serendib