Christopher Saul's Blog: Up the top

Posted on the March 28th, 2015 under Expat Bloggers by

Finally made it up the Burj Khalifa. What’s really interesting is the amount of space around still left to build on.

Christopher Saul's Blog: Movement

Posted on the March 27th, 2015 under Expat Bloggers by

I love the way the iPhone camera sometimes catches movement.

Fake Plastic Souks: FREE BOOK BONANZA!!!

Posted on the March 27th, 2015 under Personal Bloggers by

BOOKS? FREE?YES! FREE BOOKS!WHERE? RIGHT HERE! ISN'T IT AMAZING?WOW! WHAT DO I HAVE TO DO?The Dubai Radio ad scriptwriters would have a field day. Free books. What more could you want?Here's a brilliant scheme which allows you to get Olives - A Vi...

Fake Plastic Souks: Novels, Dreams, Stuff, Books, Things.

Posted on the March 26th, 2015 under Personal Bloggers by

(Photo credit: Wikipedia)When I started work on Beirut - An Explosive Thriller way back in November 2009, I posted this here lump of semi-prose on da blog. It was the dream/half-thought that was to lead to the book's creation, along with another n...

Green Living in Dubai: Family Fun Earth Hour Celebrations!

Posted on the March 22nd, 2015 under Green Living by

Hi everyone Earth hour is just few days ahead. Let's join the worldwide movement for planet by turning off non-essential lights. We are organizing community Earth hour event at Discovery Gardens, Dubai.Please find below the details. Clic...

Fake Plastic Souks: Pink Caravan: Riding For Courage.

Posted on the March 18th, 2015 under Personal Bloggers by

The Pink Caravan initiative has been going for the past five years in the UAE, a drive to raise awareness of breast cancer early detection and screening and to raise funds to buy an advanced mobile mammography unit to serve the United Arab Emirates. Th...

Fake Plastic Souks: Sharjah’s Burning

Posted on the March 16th, 2015 under Personal Bloggers by

(Photo credit: Wikipedia)Another massive warehouse fire in Sharjah last night has the papers tweeting pictures this morning, but they haven't had time to get the story up on their websites yet. The images are pretty impressive.You can pretty much bet t...

ginger and scotch: Once Upon

Posted on the March 15th, 2015 under Expat Bloggers by

Kumamoto Oysters @ Qbara Once upon a time there was a girl. A girl who packed up all her belongings, or at least those belongings that she didn’t leave in her parent’s basement, and followed her newlywed husband across an ocean and over co...

Christopher Saul's Blog: Solar’s here

Posted on the March 15th, 2015 under Expat Bloggers by

This is brilliant and long awaited. Dubai is really coming along in leaps and bounds. There’s been an incredible improvement in services recently – government and telcos’ online offerings and smartphone apps now abound. The road infrastructur...

Fake Plastic Souks: So You’ve Finished Writing A Book…

Posted on the March 14th, 2015 under Personal Bloggers by

This is one of those comfortable, traffic-destroying book posts. It comes to you mainly because I'm not writing any more. I posted a while back that I'd finished writing (which got pretty intense towards the end) and now I'm about done with the book. I...