Go Back   British Expats / Living & Moving Abroad / Middle East / The Sand Pit

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old Nov 29th 2017, 11:17 am   #1
Wannabe Cycling God
 
TheShed's Avatar
 
Joined: Jul 2009
Location: Palm Jumeriah
Posts: 873
TheShed has a reputation beyond reputeTheShed has a reputation beyond reputeTheShed has a reputation beyond reputeTheShed has a reputation beyond reputeTheShed has a reputation beyond reputeTheShed has a reputation beyond reputeTheShed has a reputation beyond reputeTheShed has a reputation beyond reputeTheShed has a reputation beyond reputeTheShed has a reputation beyond reputeTheShed has a reputation beyond repute
Default When is Scamp back

Its been really quiet and boring on here while he's been living it up in Oz
__________________
British by birth, English by the grace of God
TheShed is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Nov 29th 2017, 11:37 am   #2
BE Forum Addict
 
Joined: Jan 2011
Location: Dubai
Posts: 2,933
jam25mack has a reputation beyond reputejam25mack has a reputation beyond reputejam25mack has a reputation beyond reputejam25mack has a reputation beyond reputejam25mack has a reputation beyond reputejam25mack has a reputation beyond reputejam25mack has a reputation beyond reputejam25mack has a reputation beyond reputejam25mack has a reputation beyond reputejam25mack has a reputation beyond reputejam25mack has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: When is Scamp back

Ahhhhh, are you missing him! That's sweet!

He was on early this morning for a bit.
jam25mack is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Nov 29th 2017, 9:22 pm   #3
Scamp Male
WWLLCJD?
 
Scamp's Avatar
 
Joined: Feb 2011
Location: Dubai
Posts: 19,567
Scamp has a reputation beyond reputeScamp has a reputation beyond reputeScamp has a reputation beyond reputeScamp has a reputation beyond reputeScamp has a reputation beyond reputeScamp has a reputation beyond reputeScamp has a reputation beyond reputeScamp has a reputation beyond reputeScamp has a reputation beyond reputeScamp has a reputation beyond reputeScamp has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: When is Scamp back

I miss you too buddy.
I'm flying tonight, back in Dubai tomorrow early doors.

Looking forward to being in a time zone that allows international participation. Oz is very cool but **** me, I'm watching Saints lose to City at my desk at work. No wonder they've invented sports like Aussie Rules, they don't get to watch any normal ones.
__________________
"When you ain't got no money, you gotta get an attitude" - Richard Pryor.
Scamp is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Nov 29th 2017, 10:21 pm   #4
Cup of tea, Father?
Premium Member
 
Geordie George's Avatar
 
Joined: Oct 2004
Location: Underground, overground, wombling free
Posts: 6,840
Geordie George has a reputation beyond reputeGeordie George has a reputation beyond reputeGeordie George has a reputation beyond reputeGeordie George has a reputation beyond reputeGeordie George has a reputation beyond reputeGeordie George has a reputation beyond reputeGeordie George has a reputation beyond reputeGeordie George has a reputation beyond reputeGeordie George has a reputation beyond reputeGeordie George has a reputation beyond reputeGeordie George has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: When is Scamp back

Quote:
Originally Posted by Scamp View Post
I miss you too buddy.
I'm flying tonight, back in Dubai tomorrow early doors.

Looking forward to being in a time zone that allows international participation. Oz is very cool but **** me, I'm watching Saints lose to City at my desk at work. No wonder they've invented sports like Aussie Rules, they don't get to watch any normal ones.
You were told about the joys of barefoot bowling, what more do you want?! And we get the Ashes, too. They really seem to like swimming here. It's the only sport they show any coverage of when the Olympics is on. And they're not even that good at it any more.

Our timezone largely sucks, but being tucked away in a largely ignored part of the world has its advantages.
__________________
"Man ... always remains attached to the past: however far and fast he runs, the chain runs with him." Nietzsche

"Doubt is not a pleasant condition, but certainty is absurd." Voltaire
Geordie George is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Nov 29th 2017, 10:49 pm   #5
Scamp Male
WWLLCJD?
 
Scamp's Avatar
 
Joined: Feb 2011
Location: Dubai
Posts: 19,567
Scamp has a reputation beyond reputeScamp has a reputation beyond reputeScamp has a reputation beyond reputeScamp has a reputation beyond reputeScamp has a reputation beyond reputeScamp has a reputation beyond reputeScamp has a reputation beyond reputeScamp has a reputation beyond reputeScamp has a reputation beyond reputeScamp has a reputation beyond reputeScamp has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: When is Scamp back

Quote:
Originally Posted by Geordie George View Post
You were told about the joys of barefoot bowling, what more do you want?! And we get the Ashes, too. They really seem to like swimming here. It's the only sport they show any coverage of when the Olympics is on. And they're not even that good at it any more.

Our timezone largely sucks, but being tucked away in a largely ignored part of the world has its advantages.
A highlight was definitely the Ashes lunch with Botham, Vaughan and a couple of Aussies.

It's a wicked city for sure, very cool and definitely up there. It's just too far from anywhere....which I guess stops some people from coming and that's a bonus.
__________________
"When you ain't got no money, you gotta get an attitude" - Richard Pryor.
Scamp is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Nov 29th 2017, 11:39 pm   #6
Cup of tea, Father?
Premium Member
 
Geordie George's Avatar
 
Joined: Oct 2004
Location: Underground, overground, wombling free
Posts: 6,840
Geordie George has a reputation beyond reputeGeordie George has a reputation beyond reputeGeordie George has a reputation beyond reputeGeordie George has a reputation beyond reputeGeordie George has a reputation beyond reputeGeordie George has a reputation beyond reputeGeordie George has a reputation beyond reputeGeordie George has a reputation beyond reputeGeordie George has a reputation beyond reputeGeordie George has a reputation beyond reputeGeordie George has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: When is Scamp back

Quote:
Originally Posted by Scamp View Post
A highlight was definitely the Ashes lunch with Botham, Vaughan and a couple of Aussies.

It's a wicked city for sure, very cool and definitely up there. It's just too far from anywhere....which I guess stops some people from coming and that's a bonus.
And there's the main advantage! Not too many visits from family. (You move 12,000 miles away and some people still don't get the hint.)
__________________
"Man ... always remains attached to the past: however far and fast he runs, the chain runs with him." Nietzsche

"Doubt is not a pleasant condition, but certainty is absurd." Voltaire
Geordie George is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Nov 29th 2017, 11:49 pm   #7
Scamp Male
WWLLCJD?
 
Scamp's Avatar
 
Joined: Feb 2011
Location: Dubai
Posts: 19,567
Scamp has a reputation beyond reputeScamp has a reputation beyond reputeScamp has a reputation beyond reputeScamp has a reputation beyond reputeScamp has a reputation beyond reputeScamp has a reputation beyond reputeScamp has a reputation beyond reputeScamp has a reputation beyond reputeScamp has a reputation beyond reputeScamp has a reputation beyond reputeScamp has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: When is Scamp back

Quote:
Originally Posted by Geordie George View Post
And there's the main advantage! Not too many visits from family. (You move 12,000 miles away and some people still don't get the hint.)
Yeah, that's good if you don't like them

Fortunately, the Mrs adores hers and I do most of mine, so being 'close' at only 3,500 miles away is quite nice.

Don't get me wrong, it's nice to not be round the corner but being able to get home for 3-4 days this year to see the Mother has been really important.
__________________
"When you ain't got no money, you gotta get an attitude" - Richard Pryor.
Scamp is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Go Back   British Expats / Living & Moving Abroad / Middle East / The Sand Pit


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT. The time now is 12:55 am.


We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.
Powered by vBulletin: ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
© 1999-2010 BritishExpats.com