Weekly Roundup … Quick Trip To Dubai …

IMG_4489Hey everyone … so time for another weekly roundup … its been pretty busy around here but thats ok … I like busy … Last weekend was really busy but productive … atleast it was for me … I got a call late on Thursday from my Boss in the US telling me he needed me to go to Dubai this week to deal with some work matters …

IMG_4525So this meant I had to re-think my plans for the week and so all the things I had planned on doing over the course of 5-6 days now had to be done on the weekend … so like I said … it was busy … Perry was in Dubai actually for a work meeting on Thursday and he stayed the night and got home Friday afternoon … so it wasn’t too bad as it meant I had most of Friday to crack on with my to-do list …

IMG_4532 I added a fair few squares to my blanket …

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I finished another pair of socks … these are quite special as they are my own design …

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When Perry got home Friday we spent the evening watching TV and I knit on my Viajante shawl …

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I set up to film my podcast a day early so it would be ready to publish while I was in Dubai!

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A lovely viewer sent me the most wonderful parcel of goodies … and amongst all the lovely stuff was this collection of stitch markers …

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I spent some time making up some mini skeins for swaps!

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I finally got to Dubai on Sunday evening and Monday Morning I enjoyed breakfast with a very familiar view … I stayed at the Intercontinental Hotel in Dubai Marina which is pretty much the next building over from our old apartment block …

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The view from my room …

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The finally put down some greenery at the crossing outside our old apartment!!!

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That ferris wheel is going to be huge!!!

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I went for a lovely walk down along the beach one morning quite early … it was still really hot!!!

IMG_4576Published my latest PODCAST episode on Monday …

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Started another pair of fun rainbow socks …

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Finally finished off my Viajante shawl!!!

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Finished one of my work meetings early so popped down to the fabric market in Satwa to get some fun prints …

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Met up with some of the lovely Dubai Knitting ladies for dinner and some knitting on Tuesday evening which was so lovely …

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Then finally yesterday I came home … it felt like such a long day and it was so hot and sticky when I got back to Bahrain it was quite ridiculous …

I’m looking forward to a weekend of catching up with stuff and getting ready for our next trip … New York at the end of next week!!!

So excited!!!

Till next time …

Mina X

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