Below is a link to the complete playlist for 2018Q2. https://open.spotify.com/user/yrnewfriendsam/playlist/1DisFobeJ22CX5yGIZWY3n?si=fz_itkFlTAWVbJx4tubebA 2018 in music part 2 Here it is! I stuck to it! My adventure back into loving music again has lasted two whole years. Not that I ever stopped loving music – I just stopped actively seeking out music that is new to me.… Continue reading I’m dreaming another life
Since my review of 2017 in music was SUPER text heavy… I’ve decided to split 2018 into quarters because there’s a lot of music out there. I’ve also decided to reduce it even further and do a Top 10. The Spotify playlist to go alongside the article will contain a LOT more tracks that I’ve… Continue reading The deconstruction has begun
So, now I have a lot of time on my hands, its time to start trying to live with the planet in mind, in a country where the Government are starting to come around to the idea, but the denizens are not. So it’s come to my attention that Dubai might not be the most… Continue reading Sustainable living in a non-sustainable world
And that is just what we did last Saturday. We packed up lots of water (and balls for Roxy) into Ray the Rav4 and headed up North to Ras-al-Khaimah to seek out some dog-friendly beaches. It takes roughly an hour and a half to get to RAK, driving through Ajman, Sharjah and UAQ.… Continue reading Get your motor running… head out on the highway!
So I had to do a visa run. I expect I'll have to do several more too. Still, it's a great way to see a bit more of Dubai, Sharjah, Hatta & the Hajar Mountains. Even if it's from the inside of a beat-up minivan with terrible air conditioning. Sharjah is flat. The Hajar Mountains… Continue reading RUN FORREST, RUN!
Dubai baby! I am here! We are in a villa! We have no stuff! We have an Ikea sofa-bed, which is surprisingly comfy, although sleeping with the hum of the air-con fans and no curtains has taken some getting used to, not just for me, but for Roxy too! It was the most uneventful flight… Continue reading 20 things I learned in my first week in Dubai…
Through doing a couple of courses with the College of Media and Publishing I have stumbled across several (read over 30!) useful blogs and websites to do with copywriting, proofreading and writing in general. Whilst bookmarking all these sites is easily done, I wanted an RSS feed/blog reader that could do all this for me, whilst… Continue reading subscribing to blogs for writing