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Thank you!

November 21st, 2007 · No Comments

Sharon and I returned back to Canada on Nov 14. We left on June 21 so we were gone for quite a while. All I can say is it’s good to be home in our own house. It’s not good to be home to Fall weather in Canada. I’m starting to think that all that […]

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Tags: Blogroll · Dubai · Kuwait · Post-trip · Travel

Kuwait Weekend on Al Jazeera

November 5th, 2007 · No Comments

Before you all think I’m completely off my rocker for going for the weekend, let me explain how we came to pick Kuwait as a vacation destination. When Sharon was doing her MBA, she made friends with a fellow classmate called Avon who happened to live down the street from us in Mississauga. Sharon and […]

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Tags: Blogroll · Dubai · Kuwait · Travel

Spartapuss…

November 4th, 2007 · No Comments

We are staying in a house with a menagerie of critters.  Sally is an openhearted animal lover who has the innate ability to be the cat whisperer. About 3 weeks ago, the kids came in telling her about a kitten they found outside the house who was tiny, crying and looked lost.  Sal and I […]

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Tags: Blogroll · Dubai · Travel

Remembering 11

October 7th, 2007 · No Comments

Last night Jacques and I were left with James and Scott for the evening.  James is 14 and a very bright young man who has a keen interest in sailing and rugby.  Scott is his 11 year old brother who is full of energy and has moments of silliness that are hysterical. Their mom and […]

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Tags: Blogroll · Dubai · Travel

Driving in Dubai

September 27th, 2007 · No Comments

Driving in the Middle East is an unexpected panic attack waiting to happen.  No matter how cosmopolitan thcity is, the driving habits from the rest of the world have converged into one huge mess. There are roundabouts which are ignored, stop signs which are ignored, and u-turns which are made with great abandon.  My friend […]

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Tags: Blogroll · Dubai · Travel