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The Tall Poppy

The Tall Poppy

It’s human nature to want to cut it down, but also desire to be one. From the sidelines, it’s beautiful, blooming and bright – for some reason, head and shoulders above everyone else. It’s soaking up the sun, taking in the view. Glorious. But the other poppies don’t like it […]

October 5, 2012 ×

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Croatia part 4 – Pining for Posip

September 9, 2011 ×

alcohol, burgundy, Dubai, liquor license, wine, wine tasting

A drink, a drink, a drink, a drink, a drink…..

A drink, a drink, a drink, a drink, a drink…..

Excerpt from the Qur’an: “Shaitân (Satan) wants only to excite enmity and hatred between you with intoxicants (alcoholic drinks) and gambling, and hinder you from the remembrance of Allâh (God) and from As-Salât (the prayer). So, will you not then abstain?” I live in a region of alcohol avoiders. It’s […]

March 27, 2011 ×

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Taste Of Dubai

Taste Of Dubai

After waiting in excited anticipation for Taste of Dubai for weeks, I woke up this morning with a major sinus block. Overnight, my olfactory system had turned into what felt like a brick – yes, a big hard, rectangular brick. My ears were bubbling, my eyes watering, and all I […]

March 4, 2011 ×