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Rain and its effects on what and where people built in the historic UAE

I’m still thinking about rain.

What does rain have to do with how people built things?

It’s not just about people building canals.

The first winter I was teaching at Zayed University in Dubai, the winter rains arrived late one afternoon.   756 more words

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No# 131

Handmade: Broche
Stamp origin: Fujeira
Size: 5.9×4.8×1cm
Subject: Nature – Birds of paradise – Ptiloris magnificus

Material: stamp, foam, needles, broche pin, back orange vilt, pvc see-through window frame, rapid fix glue, glitter print carbon front & side frames, fake pearl beads and a green and white checked ribbon.



No# 110

Handmade: Broche
Stamp origin: Fujairah
Size: 6.0×4.7×1cm
Subject: birds/nymphicus hollandicus

Material: stamp, foam, needles, broche pin, front/back purple vilt , pvc see-through window frame, tape, rapid fix glue, glitter print carbon front and side frame, checked green/white ribbon and fake pearl beads.

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No# 088

Handmade: Broche
Stamp origin: Fujairah
Size: 6×4.9×1cm
Subject: Birds Toekan/ramphastos dicolorus

Material: stamp, foam, pins,  broche pin, back and front purple vilt, a checked green and white ribbon,  glitter print carbon front and side frame, pvc window frame, tape, rapid fix glue, tiny fake pearl beads and pins.

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Trip to UAE northern regions 

On the way to Dibba
Road to Dibba

Masjid under under construction near Dibba corniche 8 more words


Revisiting Traditional Arts of the United Arab Emirates

I was scrolling over Facebook this morning, looking at what new posts are up on my friends’ pages, when I came across a share from the British Foundation for the Study of Arabia via the Saudi-British society: Revisiting Traditional Crafts of Saudi Arabia. 2,606 more words

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Friday in Fujairah

If you’ve never been to Fujairah, November-March is a great time to visit thanks to the amazing weather. So what, you may wonder, can you find in Fujairah apart from the beach resorts? 920 more words