Three Eggs by Mike Snelle
June 12, 2011 – 11:00 am | No Comment

The three eggs were the palest of blues, almost white, and were freckled unevenly with tiny brown specks. They were the most beautiful things Thomas had ever held in his hands. He had seen plenty …

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TRAVEL – AN EXPAT IN DUBAI: THE SEA
March 27, 2011 – 9:55 pm | No Comment
TRAVEL – AN EXPAT IN DUBAI: THE SEA

By John Syfret
Regular NFTU contributor John Syfret continues his diary of life as an expat in Dubai.

Most weekends, I go to the beach. It’s about ten minutes walk from my apartment down to …

TRAVEL – AN EXPAT IN DUBAI: FERRARI WORLD & ABU DHABI
February 22, 2011 – 9:27 am | No Comment
TRAVEL – AN EXPAT IN DUBAI: FERRARI WORLD & ABU DHABI

Regular NFTU contributor John Syfret continues his diary of life as an expat in Dubai.
Not having a car, it took me some time to find an opportunity to make the hour-and-a-bit slog up the motorway …

TRAVEL – THE RELUCTANT EXPAT: CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR IN ENGLAND
January 10, 2011 – 8:38 pm | No Comment
TRAVEL – THE RELUCTANT EXPAT: CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR IN ENGLAND

Regular NFTU contributor John Syfret continues his diary of life as an expat in Dubai.
Christmas was predictably cold, at least if you had made your prediction whilst checking the weather forecast a week before the …

TRAVEL – THE RELUCTANT EXPAT: OF SUNSHINE, TAXIS, ROAD AND WATER
December 8, 2010 – 11:25 pm | No Comment
TRAVEL – THE RELUCTANT EXPAT: OF SUNSHINE, TAXIS, ROAD AND WATER

Regular NFTU contributor John Syfret continues his diary of life as an expat in Dubai
Sunday 5th December
Dubai’s midwinter heat defies frozen Europe’s snow-clogged air, as I sit with a couple of thousand people at …

TRAVEL – THE RELUCTANT EXPAT: NIGHT GOLF, REFLECTIONS ON WASTE AND WATCHFULNESS
December 6, 2010 – 11:10 pm | No Comment
TRAVEL – THE RELUCTANT EXPAT: NIGHT GOLF, REFLECTIONS ON WASTE AND WATCHFULNESS

Regular NFTU contributor John Syfret continues his diary of life as an expat in Dubai
Another rule for Dubai: they will not tell you all the costs. Caveat Expat.
28th October
Night Golf; Reflections on Wastefulness and Watches
Last …

TRAVEL – THE RELUCTANT EXPAT: DIARY OF A DUPE IN DUBAI PART II
November 25, 2010 – 7:45 pm | No Comment
TRAVEL – THE RELUCTANT EXPAT: DIARY OF A DUPE IN DUBAI PART II

By John Syfret
2nd October
There are two types of bird here which are common – a blackbird sized creature with piebald markings, and a sort of miniature collared-dove. The do not flock like pigeons in the …

TRAVEL – THE RELUCTANT EXPAT: DIARY OF A DUPE IN DUBAI I
November 11, 2010 – 11:57 am | No Comment
TRAVEL – THE RELUCTANT EXPAT: DIARY OF A DUPE IN DUBAI I

by John Syfret
Regular NFTU contributor John Syfret recently moved to Dubai as part of his work. He’s going to be writing a diary of his experiences out there. Here is a bumper first installment.
25th Septemberr …