Green Living in Dubai: Mangrove Plantation- A great way to offset carbon emmissions

Posted on the August 19th, 2015 under Green Living by

Mangroves are UAE's the most bio diverse geographical feature. In past, locals depend on mangroves for food and wood (for fire, construction material etc). Even marine life is dependent on it, fish population cultivate in mangroves and once they ...

Green Living in Dubai: Eco friendly Forever Living products

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

Hello my readers! In my quest of finding eco-friendly products I came across Forever Living products. Sometime back I wrote review of Forever Living's Aloe Vera Gelly and listed it in our Green Directory, today I am going to share about other prod...

Fake Plastic Souks: Telco Fail Special. Etisalat WINS Challenge.

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

(Photo credit: Wikipedia)I know quite a bit about telcos. Back in 1991, strangely enough as allied forces started the air and ground assault to liberate Kuwait (great timing, I know), I launched a magazine called Communications Middle East Africa, or C...

One Nine Seven One: The Review AE: Star Trek into Dubai and Beyond…

Posted on the August 15th, 2015 under Uncategorized by

Star Trek Beyond Interview with One Nine Seven One on Alhurra TV.Any outsider from this region would perhaps be in for a culture shock if they knew that being a sci-fi geek is as common in the Middle East as it is in the rest of the world. Star Trek's ...

Fake Plastic Souks: Fitzpatrick’s Pub in Carlingford

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

(Photo credit: Wikipedia)I had reason to dip into that long-defunct food blog, The Fat Expat, this evening. I found my recipe alright, but I also found an old review of Fiztpatrick's fine public house near Carlingford.And it made me wonder for how much...

One Nine Seven One: The Review AE: A Star Trek in and Beyond Dubai

Posted on the August 13th, 2015 under Uncategorized by

From a 45 year old Arab Emirati father of two, to a 25 year old female Pakistani graduate, my previous work place had me surrounded by a healthy number of Trekkies, from all walks of life, races and nationalities. Any outsider from this region would pe...

Christopher Saul's Blog: Since thirteen years in Dubai

Posted on the August 10th, 2015 under Expat Bloggers by

Saturday marked thirteen years in Dubai. Who’d’ve thought it? No plans to go home or elsewhere – is there anywhere else that offers what Dubai did in the late 1990s/early 2000s? That would be the benchmark. We are settled, largely imm...

Christopher Saul's Blog: Too much expensive

Posted on the August 9th, 2015 under Expat Bloggers by

In addition to the increase in petrol prices recently announced, it looks as if there might be more extra costs on the horizon, according to this article. The petrol increase was a surprise for lots of people it seems. I know it was on the cards, but I...

Christopher Saul's Blog: Holiday

Posted on the August 9th, 2015 under Expat Bloggers by

Holiday in England doing English things. I’m back, ‘being bachelor’ for a couple of weeks till Zara and Mrs Saul return.

Fake Plastic Souks: Woah. Leave. Back. Ouch.

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

(Photo credit: Wikipedia)No post for almost a month. Golly, poor blog!Dubai, London, Liverpool, Haverfordwest, London, Copenhagen, Belfast, Newry, London, Dubai.What was that? That was your leave, mate. Welcome back 'in station'.Looking back on the whi...

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