Monthly Archives: January 2014

What a day…..and we are only half way through the weekend

We have been counting down the days to this weekend for quite some time now. The Dubai Marathon.  The HSBC Dubai Rugby Tournament and, little did we know, a penalty shoot out with Robbie Fowler! Prompted to get back to … Continue reading

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Dubai 4x4s

Dubai is the capital of 4×4 cars.  A fan of the smart car, I never thought I would see myself relishing driving a car big enough in which to camp.  Picture a monster truck with wheels slightly less huge.  That’s … Continue reading

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Dubai Living

Living in Dubai has many perks – all year round sunshine, no income tax, beach access every weekend…..the list really is neverending.  However, one of Dubai’s best perks is the ability to employ live in help who clean, wash, iron, … Continue reading

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A Good Slide into the New Year

is a literal translation of how German speakers wish each other ‘Happy New Year’!  Having spent a few years in Germany, this greeting always puzzled me.  I often thought it may have something to do with snow.  Many parts of … Continue reading

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