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Winter in Dubai

Following two nights of howling winds, relentless thunder and lightening, and flood causing rains, most of Dubai found itself wading through the sludge combination of desert sand and rain the next morning. About this time every year, ‘rain watch’ begins. … Continue reading

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Santa is Watching

Since July, it has taken all my strength to refrain from using what I thought was the ultimate bribe; Santa is watching!  And it was with the excitement and enthusiasm of a 6 year old standing in line to see … Continue reading

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Brand Dubai

Wow, right now Dubai is a busy hive of international social activity.  The winter quarter; the time when Dubaians wake from heat hibernation, and frantically go about fitting 12 months’ living into 6 months’!  From November onwards, it feels like … Continue reading

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Rain, Rain, Please Do Not Go Away….

Overnight it rained…..OMG…it’s that time of year again….YIPPEE….YIPPEE….. Raindrops keep falling on my head….. It is so funny that we now get sooooo excited about rain.  And, when I say, rain, I mean a few drops of precipatation – just … Continue reading

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Swimming with the Fish

Spending a weekend day at the beach has become a habit in the past few weeks.  The weather has cooled; the humidity evaporated.  Dubai life moves from inside the malls and play areas to the pools, beaches and parks.  Each … Continue reading

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