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#1034 United Arab Emirates 15/06/17

Jean Pierre has sent this very nice cover from the United Arab Emirates, thank you! It was posted at the Dubai Exhibitions Centre on June 17 and arrived on June 26, 2015.


Development of the Ismaili Centre, Dubai

Recalling the architectural vision and construction methods used in building the Ismaili Centre Dubai, which opened in March 2008.



Waiwera : All the way from New Zealand

Hello Readers, I  recently tried a newly launched Water brand in UAE called Waiwera.

Waiwera Artesian Water, is the world’s leading water brand from New Zealand. 143 more words


My Third Trimester Survival Kit, on a Shoestring

My second trimester had its own quirks, but all in all was pretty bearable. Now, well into my third trimester, I have developed some coping strategies and collected a few simple tools that I’ve found handy when facing this new frontier.  1,550 more words

Abu Dhabi

Thursday Doors 28/4/16:Al Hisn Fort, Sharjah....

Al Hisn fort in Sharjah , the home of the Al Qassimi ruling family of Sharjah since 1820, but nearly totally demolished in 1969, when the present ruler, who was abroad, managed to rush home to try to stop the demolition.The Fort was restored 20 years later with the original doors and windows saved from the demolished fort. 416 more words


It's open season on the Muslim Brotherhood

Last week the Islamic State (IS) devoted 25 pages of its propaganda magazine Dabiq to a “feature” denouncing the Muslim Brotherhood as apostate. “Over the last few decades, a devastating cancer has emerged, mutated, and spread, attempting to drown the entire Ummah in apostasy,” IS said, describing the Brotherhood’s religion as a combination of various tenets and rites of democracy, liberalism, pacifism and socialism “borrowed from the pagans of West and East”. 71 more words

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