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 – EXPAT IN DUBAI: ALCOHOL LICENSE
January 24, 2011 – 10:35 pm | No Comment
TRAVEL – EXPAT IN DUBAI: ALCOHOL LICENSE

By John Syfret
Alcohol is illegal in Dubai. Sort of. It wouldn’t really be practical for it to be completely illegal, given the dependence of its economy on western lawyers and investment bankers, so the Emirate …

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 …