There is sometime during our hectic work schedule, we managed to squeeze time to visit The Mall of Emirates last week – reputed to be one of the biggest shopping mall in Dubai. We managed to get the client’s driver to drop us at the Mall – it was a good break from being holed up in the office or hotel room. … Click to read the rest
This is the stark reality here…little place in Sharjah, UAE…no internet (dial-up is there but the weak sick snail by the dirty drain is faster). So, it seems like it is going to a long “fasting month” for me for blogging. Work on the other hand is mounting – I guess I have to give up on going to Oman for a short visit this weekend and spend my time sleeping and drafting (not blogging) my blog posts.… Click to read the rest
7 hours of flight from KL to Dubai was nothing compared to 5 days of not blogging.
The flight from KL was a scary one espcially during the take-off. We were having a thunderstorm as the plane was taxing on the runaway to take off but the loud laughing from a group of aged Americans from the back of the plane seem to ease away our worries.… Click to read the rest
The soundtrack which accompanied these fight scenes were so powerful it makes you want to jump up, grab the nearest object, tear your clothes off, run into the screen, yell a war cry and join the Spartan army to kick some Persian ass. It MAKES you thirsty
What a hectic time going to be in the next few days!
First was today…
I had to “rush” my Dad to IJN for his usual checkup scheduled at 10.30 am at 6.00 am. It was not an emergency but he wants to go early to beat the traffic jam and the long queue to see the doctor.… Click to read the rest
I do not know how to categorize this feeling – pity or admiration
We had to do some last minute night shopping for vegetables last night – so we hopped to our usual place for the “night marketing”. The price of vegetables & fish has gone up and some the vegetables looked very weak.… Click to read the rest
I think I probably need to open a separate blog or blog tag to talk about the condition of highways in the country and how much the ordinary motorist is made to “bleed” to use it. After all, when it comes to highway, toll and Samy Vellu, I am always on the offensive side – that they are guilty until proven innocent especially after Samy brought the OSA issue.… Click to read the rest