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(mostly) wordless wednesday: boobs up high

My head is still spinning from our wonderful whirlwind of a visit back to New York. We’re back in Abu Dhabi, which seems even more sedate than usual, in comparison.

Even in the dead of winter, New York manages to have more skin in the game, as it were, than does Abu Dhabi, abayas notwithstanding. Here is an ad that will never ever get plastered on the side of an Abu Dhabi building:

And you know? I can’t say that’s an entirely bad thing. Does a person really need twenty-foot boobs to get herself through the day?


Continue Reading · on January 5, 2012 in Abu Dhabi, expat, NYC, street notes, UAE, wordless wednesday

Wordless Wednesday: Scaffolding

The boys play soccer at Zayed Sports City, a huge sports complex about 20 minutes drive from our apartment (or 8 minutes if you’re the Emirati dude we saw last week, zigzagging through traffic in his Maserati like he was trying out for Formula 1.)

We get there about 6, just in time for the endless sunset that happens in this part of the world, and last week, well after quitting time, workers were still pounding away at this structure.

Continue Reading · on October 5, 2011 in Abu Dhabi, UAE, wordless wednesday

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