Dubai is fast becoming one of the global hotspots for Art in the Middle East. In March it hosted Art Dubai, Dubai Canvas and World Art Dubai, all showcasing artists from around the globe, but specifically the Middle East, Africa & Asia. We've yet to check out the Louvre in Abu Dhabi, but we have… Continue reading I am not strange, I am just not normal
I don’t know how to talk to people. I mean, I can talk to people, it’s not that hard. It comes out all awkward and self-deprecating and I can see the look in their eyes that shows them drifting off… I probably talk about the dogs way too much, but I don’t talk to anyone… Continue reading “Woah, it’s getting hot in here, must be something in the atmosphere”
We had our first visitors in Dubai! (Ok, technically they were our second visitors, but we only saw Darren for an evening, so... he doesn't count.) Let's start again. We have had our first FAMILY visitors to Dubai! Mark's parents came over for 3 days (ish) whilst on their way to Australia. It was great… Continue reading Entertaining in Dubai
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!