Burj Khalifa view

3. Sand

Although the main reason that this post has taken over a month to write could easily be blamed on the fact that I’ve been playing Grand Theft Auto in my pants, the last four weeks have actually been pretty hectic. For starters, shortly after my last blog post, I experienced my first sand storm. Picture…

View from Burj Al Arab

2. First time for everything

Not wanting to deviate too far from the theme outlined at the beginning of my last blog post, I had originally intended on entitling this entry My First Facial. Although this would no doubt have seen web traffic go through the roof, I thought it would probably do little for my reputation as a writer, so…

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1. Welcome to Dubai

Don’t be fooled. The name of this site may scream ‘cheap 70s porno’, but is, in fact, a blog where I will be logging my experience of living and working in Dubai as a journalist expat. If you googled ‘Simon does Dubai’ expecting to get something less tasteful, I would like to firstly apologise – because,…