Why we’re still in the Marina, after 3

3 kids. Not 3am. Though yes we’ll still be in the marina after 3am – in bed, sound asleep 🙂 Back onto the topic…. At first impressions, you would think that the Dubai Marina is only where all the young, single expats choose to stay in, when they make that big move to Dubai. We […]

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Dubai Fog – Winter 2021 Edition

Back when we used to live on the 59th floor, we were always above the fog when it came. For obvious reasons – fire and kids mainly, we moved to a different building and to a much lower floor since. For the last week or so it has been foggy nearly every other morning and […]

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#60 The pool that never opened

We moved out two months ago now. Five years, we stayed here – our first home in Dubai, in the heart of the Dubai Marina. Lots of people moan about the marina traffic, and I always tell this to everyone else – it was okay at where we were at. We loved the apartment, the location, […]

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#58 Above the Clouds – 2016

Another in my series of photos taken from our place, of the famous ‘Dubai fog’ – click here for the others. A little different this time round…. this is the ‘mummy version’, i.e getting up just as the sun was rising, around 6am, with some appearance of a giant duck. Credits to a 6-month old […]

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#48 Above the Clouds – Spring 2015

Just to add to my ‘above the clouds’ series over the last few years, here’s a collection of photos taken from my phone when I woke up yesterday morning 😉 Always pretty isn’t it…… Click here for the 2013 photos, and here for January 2015. Gutted with the construction really, now the Cayan Tower doesn’t […]

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#41 A Day at The Beach – Part 1

We spend a lot of time at The Beach. Breakfast in the weekends, schoolnight cycling sessions, random dinners when we can’t be bothered cooking, it’s just so beautiful there. I probably write too much about it here as well, please bear with me . So ……when I received an invitation, to spend ‘A Day at […]

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#38 Marina and The Beach before 9am

We woke up early this morning and decided, let’s go for a cycle while the rest (okay, maybe just some) of the marina is still hungover in bed.

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