New Job & More Furnishings …

Hey everyone,

I started my new Job yesterday and so far its going ok … I’m not used to the early starts yet having been used to laying in as long as I want and doing things when I want to for the last 6 weeks its been a bit of a shock to the system having to go to work the last couple days … but I’m sure I’ll settle in quickly enough … Im just doing some odd jobs at the moment till I settle in and they figure out what project to put me on full time … so for now I’m just in the head office and in a couple weeks I’ll be shipped out to one of our construction sites around town …

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We’re famous! Well not really….

Well then the last two days have been interesting. As most of you will know Mina has really been pioneering the blog mainly due to a variety of factors (She’d say my laziness) mainly the fact that I’ve been working since we got out here, and the fact that I’m notoriously not a wordy writer (something that has annoyed both Mina and my school teachers in the past).

As it happens one of the posts Mina made a couple days ago was put on the front page of Wordpress “Freshly Pressed” section for all to see. This caused a lot of extra traffic to the blog…quite a bit of extra traffic… So what was just a blog for friends and family to keep in touch and make sure we’re ok, has now been opened up to a much wider audience.

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Dubai By Metro …

Took the Metro yesterday to go to the dentist … and as they have driverless trains here … it means you can stand right at the front with a perfect view of where you are going … its quite fun actually …

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All Moved In … Photos of the Flat and other Happenings!

Ok so its been a while since this blog has been updated … mostly due to a lackage of internet since we moved into our flat on Friday last week! … But the internet man came this morning and set it all up … so now we are once again connected with the world! …

View from our Balcony over the Marina

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Shiraz … New Job … Ikea & Our First Guest …

Ok so its been a while since we’ve updated the blog … mostly cause I was away and Perry has been working late the last couple nights … Anyway … here are the details of what has been going on with us … and some highlights from my trip to Shiraz …

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Weekend Shenanigans and a Quick Trip to Iran …

Hey so I’m off to Iran for a few days … Back in Dubai on Wednesday … I figured while I’m waiting to hear back from the companies I interviewed with (heard back from one but waiting on the other still) … I would make the most of this free time and hop over to Iran for a few days to visit my grandparents in Shiraz. Its only a 40min flight and so I figured since I can I will … So I’m here at Sharjah airport waiting for my flight and thought I’d update the blog with what we got up to this weekend …

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Its Official … Were Moving to the Marina …

Today was a bit of a crappy day for me … toothache combined with a really sore back and some rather rude sales assistants didnt help my mood … but I have an emergency dentist appointment tomorrow … painkillers for my back … and have decided not to go back to that particular store again …

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