Tag Archives: Driving in Dubai

The Dubai Triangle

Having arrived in the sandpit over 8 years ago, I can safely say that I have settled a lot better than I thought I would have. Not a fan of anything above 20 degrees celsius, I honestly didn’t think I … Continue reading

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Rules of the Road

Depending on your perspective, driving in Dubai can be divided into two categories: ‘drive it like you stole it’; or ‘driving Miss Daisy’ (the latter being hot on the bumper of the former but still not fast enough for the … Continue reading

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My First Brush with the UAE Law

Day 2 of the New School Run DS2 is now in a new school. DD and DS1 are still at the ‘old’ school, waiting for oversubscribed year 4 places at the ‘new’ school to open up. Leaving DS2 on day … Continue reading

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It’s November

It must be time for Christmas Carols on loop. We have just about finished packing up the Hallow’een cobwebs, shrieking witches, flashing pumpkins and glittery skeleton heads, and we are already looking forward to the next celebration.  The fact that … Continue reading

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A big Ooooopppsss!

I really believe many women would love to be in my position right now! It is true I have a very good life. Living in the land of (almost) eternal sunshine and blue skies, waking up each day is a … Continue reading

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The art of parking in Dubai

I am not one of the fortunate, chosen ones who has a dedicated parking spot in the ‘access card only’ shaded, cool underground carpark at my office tower.  This does not bother me during winter months.  Indeed I like parking … Continue reading

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