Tag Archives: Dubai

GETTING READY FOR RAMADAN

Since arriving in Dubai in March, there have been two events looming. It so happens that they occur simultaneously. Summer and Ramadan. It was summer that I felt the most anxious about. This wasn’t helped by comments from long-term Dubai residents along the lines of “so how are you liking Dubai? You haven’t had a […]

VISITING HOME

Around this time ten years ago, I packed as many clothes, shoes and handbags as possible into a big red suitcase in preparation of moving to a city I not yet seen. I distinctly remember the moment when, upon arriving at my destination, I heaved the case out of the boot of the taxi. My […]