Category Archives: The Middle East

Ramadan Kareem

The holy month of Ramadan started on Thursday, May 17th.  On the first night, we went to the opening of Deadpool 2 with Nadia…the theatre was empty as most people were at iftar dinner (i.e. the breaking of the fast).  … Continue reading

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Beginning of Spring

As the snow was beginning to melt back in Canada, it was starting to heat up here in Abu Dhabi for May springtime. The first weekend of May, we had Spence over for make your own pizza night and then … Continue reading

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Mikut Tonë Bardi

Back from Beirut, we were looking forward to seeing an old friend.  A colleague of mine from Albania had dropped us a line to let us know he would be in the UAE.  Unfortunately, both Bec and I’s weekend was … Continue reading

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Beirut Blog

April started with Easter.  We had our close friends over for a traditional meal of ham, Bev’s scalloped potatoes, and JeriLynne’s famous carrots. That weekend, we were invited by one of our AD Wine Club friends to go boating around … Continue reading

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March Madness

After the move, we started getting settled in the new pad. We had barely unpacked and found out we had an unexpected friend in town from Canada. Jesse McLeay was visiting for work and dropped us a line. We gave … Continue reading

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On the Move in February

We had a pretty busy February.  We were invited over to our friends Nat & Jerry’s place to celebrate their son’s birthday on Friday, Feb 2nd before hitting the road to Al Ain, the Emirate’s second biggest city.  We first … Continue reading

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Dry-iet January

After all that eating and drinking over the holidays it was not surprising when we both stepped on the scale to see we had put on some pounds. So after New Year’s Day we went on a “Dry” month challenge … Continue reading

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