A DragonDrop Adventure Shirt Shot from the tallest building in the world.
Felix, our first boy spent his birthday with us yesterday. We had a tip top day, but the best thing about it was (nearly – with the exception of Jaygo who’s in the UK) that we all spent it together. In the morning, we went to The Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo, in the afternoon and evening we went on… Read more →
I’ve been photoblogging through instangram. This city is so photogenic. I’ve seen a really amusing phenomenon though – heavyweight selfie errors. Selfie’s are huge here for some reason – I’ve never seen as many people doing selfies. The error though is where (picture the scene) – straight ahead, a beautiful vista or landmark or some such awe inspiring thing. Step… Read more →
The following are a few words that I started to pen whilst on a flight back to the UK for Christmas. I didn’t get round to finishing it and since, I’ve since flown back to Dubai and have done a whole bunch of stuff. I’ll write more about that, but for now… I’m currently sat on an A380 flying back… Read more →
Moving to a new country feels more like a new book than a new chapter. We’re bound to have several chapters within the book. I’m past page one now but still in the preface. It feels like I’ve been here longer than 11 days. A midnight landing a week last Sunday. The arrival at base camp 1 (Ibis Hotel Deira… Read more →
That’s the theory anyway, pending my visa application processing going to plan. I’ve had a while to get used to it now but I forget that the rest of the world isn’t used to the idea yet and I’m bumping into people who are very much phased out but the news. It’s a huge move. I’m mostly excited, slightly –… Read more →
I’ve never had to sign a document with my thumb print before. It’s a requirement of the United Arab Emirates Ministry of Human Resources & Emiratisation as part of my visa application process. low tech Biometric scanning. It seems the UAE is super hight tech and world leading in some areas (architecture would be a great example of this in… Read more →
This week has been one of them weeks we’ll all remember. It’s been off the hook as far as big things go. I’ll get the horrible one out of the way first – Jaygo had / has meningitis. He’s on the mend now though – resting up at home. At about 3am Friday morning he came into our bedroom saying… Read more →