Only in Dubai

January 3, 2009

One of the frustrating thiings about living in Dubai is that you never really know when a public holiday is because most of the time, the holiday is based on the phases of the moon. So it’s only a day or so before the holiday is annoucned does one know what days are off (Makes […]

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Happy New Year Everyone!

January 1, 2009

I hope everyone had a nice NYE!  Scotch and I had planned on doing the same thing we did last year (dinner at home then off to the beach in front of our JBR apartment to watch the fireworks).  But since Sheikh Mohammed cancelled all NYE’s fireworks celebrations in Dubai (yes, all), we just stayed […]

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What happened to my Jay-Z?

June 3, 2008

A weird thing happened to me at lunch today. I got into my car, turned on the radio, and expected the usual Jay-Z, Maroon 5, or Rhiannon to be blasting through the speakers. Instead, all I heard was classical music. I tried another preset – more classical. In fact, ALL my presets were either classical […]

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