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House hunting Abu Dhabi style - the good life through the keyhole
I have a habit. A form of urban rambling that some people might find alarming, but that I like to think of as pre-emptive house hunting.
My friends are far too photo-obsessed
Three or four years ago, I would have had the same enthusiasm as some of my friends – eager to capture the perfect, “‘grammable” image for social media.
In landscape design as in journalism, it's best to know your place
Much like its human population, the UAE’s plant palette is made up of migrants, many of whom are unspeakably thirsty
My Abu Dhabi: I'm a 45-year-old man who takes the bus. So what?
Outing yourself as a 45-year-old non-driver in Abu Dhabi attracts the same mixture of disbelief, suspicion and pity that's usually reserved for British teetotalers and vegetarians in France
Observing life: You are judged by the profile you keep
I could fill hours scrolling through my WhatsApp contacts... and judging.
Observing life: Let’s have a basic etiquette guide for everyday life
The behaviour of some audience members in cinemas can be truly atrocious, which has always struck me as something of an anomaly in a society where manners and respect are so highly valued in other walks of life.
Observing life: Reading by numbers
So many books to read, so little time ... Rob Garratt counts up every book he's ever read, and is far from happy with the result.
The women’s majlis: Being a woman at work is nuanced
When I encounter women in management positions, I find them to be less friendly and to socialise less with their female employees. Meanwhile, male managers will go on trips with their employees, which increases trust and strengthens loyalty among the team.
Ask Ali: The meaning of shaheed and what other GCC countries to visit
In this week's Ask Ali we learn about the maning of the word shaheed during the period of mourning and what other GCC countries to visit while in Abu Dhabi.