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Posh Salon @ The Burj Al Arab, Dubai

Lets face it. I am a frizzy-haired, curly-mopped poppet that is at odds with her oppositional locks who insist on their wild ways and will not be subdued. Ever. Or so I thought… …until I met super-stylist Davide. Shall I … Continue reading

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30 Days of Gratefulness-Ramadan Part 19: Gulf Waters Gulf Oil

One of the most critical bodies of water in world politics is right at my door step, here in the heart of the Middle East. My local hotwater whirlpool as I’ve named it; salty, warm and very inviting, the Arabian Gulf creates … Continue reading

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30 Days of Gratefulness-Ramadan Pt 8: Human Endeavours

How many records can one city break? Ah, Dubai: the post-modern city springing forth from ancient desert with the greatest this, the tallest that, the biggest brightest and shiniest everything!! Be it Mall (biggest – the Dubai Mall), or Tower (tallest … Continue reading

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Rooftops – What a View

I made a discovery today. Well, the place has always been around; the iconic buildings erected now for a decade, and the endless blue of Arabian sky nothing novel to the bedouins of the U.A.E. It’s more the view; this … Continue reading

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Meet Me at The Madinat

I am so in love with this place; so in awe of its proportions, its stylized architecture, its sympathy to heritage and nod to the modern. Its The Madinat. Dubai’s Madinat, in all of its watery, palm-tree swaying, wind-towered glory. … Continue reading

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