Green Living in Dubai: Growing wildlife at Dubai’s Al Quadra Lakes

Posted on the July 27th, 2015 under Green Living by

In attempt of spending a weekend evening outdoors in Dubai's harsh summer, we decided to explore Al Quadra Lakes and glad we did that. Al Quadra lakes are manmade 4-5 lakes in middle of dessert surrounded by planted local trees. But results of thes...

Green Living in Dubai: Story of our trip to Sustainable Switzerland

Posted on the July 23rd, 2015 under Green Living by

Recently we been to our summer vacation in Switzerland! The dream land of Alps, snow, waterfalls, glacier water, wildflowers, cheese, chocolates! Everybody knows the natural beauty of Switzerland. The moment our plane started landing in Zurich I cou...

One Nine Seven One: The Review AE: A re-look at Lawrence of Arabia and why it should be hated.

Posted on the July 22nd, 2015 under Uncategorized by

‘Grandiose, exhibitionistic, narcissistic’, and everything else that is wrong....Some of the biggest, most critically acclaimed Hollywood movies have this hero: the outsider from his own community who becomes part of an alien community where he is ...

Fake Plastic Souks: Press Release: The Fear Returns

Posted on the July 12th, 2015 under Personal Bloggers by

(Photo credit: Wikipedia)The #UAEPR hashtag on Twitter was started by @theregos back in the days of yore, as he and I were swapping tales of woe from our experiences at the hands of the UAE's public relations practitioners. I had forgotten and thought ...

Fake Plastic Souks: Press Release

Posted on the July 9th, 2015 under Personal Bloggers by

I was sent this press release today. After some reflection, I thought it best to share, verbatim and - necessarily - without comment.Enjoy.A Star Called Lucky By Bestselling Author Bapsy JainThe beloved, spirited Lucky Boyce from the novel Lu...

One Nine Seven One: The Review AE: A Guide to Arabs, Muslims and Science Fiction, Part 2.

Posted on the July 7th, 2015 under Uncategorized by

When aliens, ghouls and monsters invaded the Middle East.Back in 2010 the Review AE published a much-needed introductory guide to Middle Eastern science fiction. Until that time, the terms ‘science fiction' and 'Middle East’ were rarely found toget...

One Nine Seven One: The Review AE: In Focus: An Interview with a Kuwaiti in New Orleans

Posted on the July 5th, 2015 under Uncategorized by

“Ramadan has a special energy for Muslims: a time of reflection and togetherness. While my childhood was filled with family meals and festive celebrations, I’ve had to fast alone many years since relocating.” +Aziz There is a new generation ...

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...