#62 Getting a visa for our nanny under our own sponsorship in Dubai

I struggled to find one place that explained the entire process. I’m sure it’s there. So after a bit of googling, whatsapping mummy friends, searching on facebook groups, lots of phonecalls to numerous centres and running around, I got my maid/nanny’s visa completed. Here’s what we did for our nanny who was already in the […]

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#61 What radio means to me

As I was tuning in to Dubai Eye on the way to work this week, just as I do every morning, I thought of doing a write-up on this. On ‘what radio means to me’. I, just like so many other people in Dubai, or hey, all over the world, tune in to the radio […]

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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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#33 The mess that is the marina road closures

March 2016 update : Looks like they’ve finally lifted the ban 🙂 Not too sure if our many phonecalls, emails to Emaar and RTA, and continuous social media posts did anything but we would very much like to think it did 🙂 Victory to the residents! Link to update here.  *************************************************** Original post, from January […]

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#27 Night time Construction

Photos like these, you’ll only see it now. The finished product – once the cladding, the facade is on, is beautiful – but no one ever sees what’s underneath. The concrete, the steelwork, the bare structure. The hard work that the people in the industry put into – from the client, to consultants (yes, architects […]

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