Green Living in Dubai: Eco-friendly Travel Planning and Packing

Posted on the July 1st, 2015 under Green Living by

We are going on summer vacation soon (can't wait :)) ! I am busy planning and packing for it. We always try to have eco-friendly travels as much possible and I have been sharing our Eco Travels with you, my readers all these years. But this time I ...

Green Living in Dubai: Aloe Vera Gelly Giveaway- Winner Announced!

Posted on the June 28th, 2015 under Green Living by

Thank you all our readers  who took time out and entered in our monthly Green Giveaway! The winner for June Green Giveaway winner is announced and is contacted by email. Congratulations our Winner for winning Aloe Vera Gelly! Hope you love the pro...

Fake Plastic Souks: Blow Up Planes

Posted on the June 25th, 2015 under Personal Bloggers by

(Photo credit: Wikipedia)The NSA are going to love the title of this one, aren't they?Being married to a teacher can have its odd effects on life, not the least of which was a recent dash to try and find inflatable aeroplanes. It's a long story, but th...

ginger and scotch: Ramadan Kareem! (And a Giveaway of the Entertainer Dubai – Kids 2015 Edition)

Posted on the June 25th, 2015 under Expat Bloggers by

Ramadan Kareem! This year, the holy month of Ramadan began June 18th and will end July 17th-ish. Wee Scotch’s last day of school this year was also June 18th and he and I had been talking all week prior about how we were going to get burgers a...

Fake Plastic Souks: Olives – A Violent Cover

Posted on the June 22nd, 2015 under Personal Bloggers by

This is the new cover for Olives - A Violent Romance. You can go here to buy it, as well as my other books. No, no need to thank me. It's a pleasure.Why on earth would I want to change the cover, five years after publishing the book in the first place?...

Green Living in Dubai: Win Aloe Vera Gelly this Ramadan!

Posted on the June 21st, 2015 under Green Living by

Ramadan Kareem to all my readers! Admire your determination and self control as you fast for 30 days! This month we are giving away all natural Aloe Vera Gelly, to soothe your skin in harsh summer of UAE. To read the review of this eco-friendly pro...

One Nine Seven One: The Review AE: The Great Google Conspiracy, and how it might end the world.

Posted on the June 21st, 2015 under Uncategorized by

From issues surrounding state vs individual privacy, to the birth of artificial intelligence, to even rogue planets on a collision course with Earth, Google is beginning to play a central role in the biggest conspiracies of the 21st Century. With a nar...

Fake Plastic Souks: The Lost Souk Of Aleppo

Posted on the June 19th, 2015 under Personal Bloggers by

I was last in Aleppo in 2006, to attend the wedding of pal Lena to Koko which took place in the C14th Armenian Orthodox Church in the heart of Aleppo's Ottoman Souk.I wandered the souk happily, going on to set a couple of chapters of my third novel, Sh...

ginger and scotch: When Life Gives you Cucumbers…Make Bread and Butter Pickles?

Posted on the June 18th, 2015 under Expat Bloggers by

For the second time in two months Scotch and I have been gifted more cucumbers than we know what to do with. I’m talking kilos and kilos of the stuff. Thanks to a generous work client who owns a farm in the neighboring Sultanate of Oman (he periodi...

Green Living in Dubai: Riding public transports of Dubai

Posted on the June 17th, 2015 under Green Living by

Many years back UAE was a place where it was impossible to go out and about without cars or taxies. But over past few years UAE and mainly Dubai has improved big on public transport system. Rather it is now such an efficient system that people can li...