Archive for October, 2010

construction, Developments, Dubai, new dubai, Traditional Dubai

Alarm Bells

Alarm Bells

I was awoken two days ago by some particularly annoying beeping. In my half-sleep stupor I managed to clear my bedside table of all the important breakable stuff whilst trying to reach for the iphone. I blindly flicked where the snooze button was supposed to be several times but the […]

October 29, 2010 ×

birthday parties, Dubai, Gourmet Burger Kitchen, iFly, kids, Mirdif City Center, parental madness, shopping, take away

i fly – at least I would if I didn’t get helmet hair

i fly – at least I would if I didn’t get helmet hair

Last weekend was Lion’s birthday party. My first baby is now 7, and (probably due to incessant pizza eating) is now so heavy I cannot lift him. He is also as tall as my armpits – although that is no great challenge, because I think I only miss out on […]

October 25, 2010 ×

Cafes, coffee, Dubai, Dubai Mall, freedom, maids, Souk al Bahar

Solitude

Solitude

Today I had breakfast at Dean and Deluca’s at Souk al Bahar, which is near the Burj Khalifa and the Dubai Mall. You know those things that are the biggest of their kind in the world? Funny, I often miss the civilised nature of Australia, but there, they boast “The […]

October 24, 2010 ×

Dubai, expat, moving

Exported

Exported

I am going to reminisce. I really should have started this blog 2 and a half years ago, but I ….well, I have dozens of reasons, none of which are particularly interesting, so I won’t bore you. My family (which consisted of Hambone – clever husband who got the job […]

October 23, 2010 ×