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Archive for January, 2012

1 – 11 February, 2012 | The First Group Theatre, Madinat Jumeirah

From the regions number one producers that brought Dubai the sell out smash hit productions of The Women In Black and The Sound Of Music and from the pen of the master of horror, Stephen King (The Shining, Green Mile & The Shawshank Redemption) – one of the best loved and most successful writers of our time, comes the critically acclaimed stage version of Misery. Starring UK TV and West End Stars Darren Day and Yvonne O’Grady Misery is brilliantly adapted for the stage by Simon Moore from Stephen King’s best selling novel – it’s a wonderfully dramatic and chilling show. Meet the world’s scariest Number One fan in this unmissable, thrilling drama. Read more

Hi Louise. We are in Dubai for 3 nights, 2 days in June. Two mature (no, not old) couples. So far on the list is a Desert Safari Dinner, Mosque visit (which one?), Souk visit (which one?) and Mall – because it is there, maybe Skiing?

My question is, I understand there is now Jazz at the Burj Al Arab. How much does it cost and do we need to book way ahead of time? We are staying at the Sofitel. Any other suggestions or contacts are welcome! Read more

Jebel Ali Christ Church is hosting a one day Charity Bazaar organised by the Community Outreach Group (COGs) of CCJA with the help of Volunteer in Dubai.

The bazaar will be held on Friday 3rd February, 2012 from 10:30am to 2pm at the Jebel Ali Christ Church in Jebel Ali Free Zone.

All proceeds will go to charity. Read more

Dubai Desert Road Run

With accurate course management, changing facilities and refreshments available, this is the perfect running event for both novice and experienced runners. The 10km race follows a 2 lap course within the Seven grounds on traffic free roads. There are prizes for winners in each age group (ages 15-60+). All finishers receive an exclusively commissioned medal. Regular water stops are around the course and at the finish line. So come on, have some fun and get on the road to nowhere. Read more

Join Gulf for Good (G4G) for their Social Evening this week and enjoy a relaxed evening under the stars with like-minded people. Everyone is welcome, even if you have never before done a G4G challenge. Hear the latest G4G news and check out the four awesome challenges in 2012. Meet loads of challengers old and new and hear their training and fundraising ideas. Read more

the forgotten chapter of antenatal classes

Although this may appear to be about couples and families, it is really about women and mothers. What happens to the woman, the wife and the mother when the “couple” they are part of becomes a family?
My apologies to men: the next article will be about you and paternal voices. For the time being, for the sake of your beloved companion and your future family, be still and listen. Do so selflessly because at the end of the day, what makes her happy will benefit you too. Read more

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