Dubai Mall

coffee, Dubai, Dubai Mall, Galeries Lafayette, shopping

The Secret Circle

The Secret Circle

Galeries Lafayette Dubai Mall Christmas eve brought me here for my virgin experience. I had been in Galeries Lafayette before, but it’s the kind of store I tend to walk through quickly and wistfully on the way to the carpark, trailing my fingers over the dangly costume jewelry, not bothering […]

January 6, 2011 ×

aquarium, Burj Khalifa, Dubai, Dubai Mall, ENT for children, restaurants, shopping, Social House

Bigger is better

Bigger is better

Yesterday I watched my 7 year old son recover from sinus surgery. It was traumatic – the crying, the fainting, the nausea, and Lion had a terrible time of it too. Less said the better, but at least I can recommend a good ENT now that my two snot-monsters have […]

November 8, 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 ×