Tai Chi – My New Passion?

Could Tai Chi be what I’ve been searching for to help me on my way to a healthier life? Both inside and out. Early stages yet, but I’m hopeful that Tai Chi will become my passion in life – and not just one of my many short-lived physical activities. Finding excuses for not interacting in […]

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Christmas has come and gone

Touching down in Bergen to calm winds and a snow-covered landscape gave me a sense of Christmas to come. Waking up the next morning to the happy sounds of my 18 month old grandson and seeing soft fluffy white flakes falling from the sky – picture perfect. The fact that ice and snow caused chaos […]

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It’s Beginning to Feel a Lot Like Christmas…

The festive season is upon us once again – and Dubai is embracing the season by doing what Dubai does best – turning on the festivities galore, showcasing a multicultural nation coming together to make this a season everyone hopefully will enjoy – one way or another.

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Raindrops Keep Fallin’ on My…

Yesterday morning we woke up to a natural phenomena that seldom happens in this part of the world – rain! And not just the usual three drops, but heavy downpours accompanied by thunder and lightning.

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Happy 44th National Day!

Norway’s National Day, 17th May, is celebrated to mark the beginning of our quest for independence with the signing of a new constitution on 17th May 1814. Norway’s forced union with Sweden began 14th January 1814 (after almost 400 years of Danish rule) and lasted until 1905 when Norway proclaimed, and secured, full independence.

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A New York Style Steakhouse

Hidden away from the mainstream you’ll find West 14th – a New York style steakhouse – at Oceana Beach Club, situated between the two greyish apartment blocks that are Oceana Residences, on the west side of the trunk on Palm Jumeirah.

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Der Keller (German)

If eisbein (literally translates to ice leg/bone) or other porky dishes takes your fancy – then Der Keller is the restaurant for you.

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The hitches and the glitches

Are you wondering what happened after my last blog post? Well, wonder no more. The continuation I promised in my “Cool season – hot topic” blog post is hot of the press.

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Cool season – hot topic!

We have finally entered the perfect weather season in Dubai after a long, hot and humid summer. ┬áThe last few days we have seen glorious sunshine from a beautiful clear blue sky – and by clear I’m not only talking about the absence of clouds but clear as in no haze or widespread dust.

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