Monthly Archives: May 2011

Shock horror – Dubai confirmed as the root of all evil!

I love it when journos make a visit to Dubai and feel obliged to write a vitriolic piece, claiming Dubai to be the root of all evil.  Forget the corruption in Africa that’s brought countries to their knees, forget decades of … Continue reading

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Camel Burger at the Local House, Bastakiya, Bur Dubai

Yes I ate a camel. And I like camels.  They’re a funny shape,  they’re grumpy and they have annoying habits.  So needless to say, I identify with them very strongly.  So eating one seemed, well, a bit wrong. On reflection, … Continue reading

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Zabeel Saray Hotel and Amala Restaurant, Palm Jumeirah

The latest edition to the Jumeirah empire does not disappoint, twinkling brightly from the end of the Palm’s southerly sea break.  As up-market and blingy as you’d care to imagine, it was a bit too bright and shiny for my … Continue reading

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