Many expats in Dubai are very used to being relocated and moving on, and this time of year sees many of us giving up all our scheduled activities to go through all the junk we have gathered over the past couple of years – where did it all come from?
Some people may not be moving internationally, they may just be moving locally to a new villa or apartment due to an increase in rent or to another location nearer their place of work. But whether we are moving thousands of miles or just around the corner, there is always ‘stuff’ to get rid of. Read more
Well, I guess that depends on whether they are professionals or the ‘Jack of All Trades’ type that turn up all too frequently with only a hammer – no matter what the job is that you need!
Very few people understand what actually takes place as part of a proper service of an Air Conditioning (AC) system, as there isn’t much to see, apart from either the legs of a technician with his head in the ceiling or an empty ladder once they have disappeared onto the roof.
Tonight at 8:30pm, show your support and join hundreds of millions of people across the globe in switching off your lights for one hour – Earth Hour, the world’s largest public environmental action. By taking part in this global ‘lights out’ event you we will be celebrating with the people of the world your commitment to the one thing we all have in common – the planet. Read more
The original Farmers’ Market on the terrace is back from Friday 8th March 2013, 9am-1pm in a new location. Buy fresh, organic, local, affordable produce direct from the farmers under the shady palm trees in Jumeirah Emirates Towers Ballroom Garden. All your favourite farmers and artisans, including Baker & Spice, will be there. This community initiative supports farmers and makes the freshest goods available.
The vegetables and herbs are picked in the morning and are in front of you on the various market stands by 9am every Friday. The farmers are there to sell directly to you at the cheapest prices imaginable. The produce is so fresh it will last in your kitchen for a whole week. You don’t need to shop anywhere else! Read more
However, by now you (hopefully!) have figured out how to work them so what can you do with your old electronic items? Here are a couple of organisations in Dubai which will help you get rid of your old items responsibly. Read more
Ittihad Park covers more than 10 hectares and is surrounded by a 3.2 kilometre jogging track. It is behind the Golden Mile residential development and runs under the track for the Palm Jumeirah Monorail.
Ali Rashid Lootah, chairman of the property developer Nakheel, said making the idea a reality was challenging because landscape designers involved were not used to working with native plants.
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