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Jan 27th 2010, 12:18 pm
Replies: 121
Views: 7,660
Posted By Bodach

Re: What is the appropriate time frame for a countdown?

When I worked in Saudi I counted it on hair cuts, one hair cut per month fourth hair cut home! Now counting down in sleeps 15 more to go and we are home from Dubai for good! Yeah bring it on, after 3...
Forum: Middle East
Nov 19th 2009, 9:01 am
Replies: 19
Views: 1,788
Posted By Bodach

Re: Mens/Mixed Spinning Classes in the Marina/Emirates Hills???

Core direct is the gym and they have spinning backs and spin classes. A lot cheaper than fitness first.

B.
Forum: Middle East
Nov 11th 2009, 10:03 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,011
Posted By Bodach

Re: Dubai location help

Another sweaty sock here, live in Mirdif, work Sharjah Port Khalid, time is max 40 mins each way.

Bod
Forum: The Sand Pit
Oct 29th 2009, 8:27 am
Replies: 11
Views: 909
Posted By Bodach

Re: Silver lining for Scotland

Aye so true bin in his big hoose at Balnagown Estate up near Tain, mate was one of his security guards and took me round one night, got to see it to belive it! Where the monies came from I have no...
Forum: Middle East
Aug 18th 2009, 9:45 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,364
Posted By Bodach

Re: Sail sewing materials in abu dhabi

Try a local tent shop that makes tents and sun shades, they should be able to help you.

B.
Forum: Middle East
Jun 16th 2009, 10:16 am
Replies: 32
Views: 2,297
Posted By Bodach

Re: hotel beach clubs

Cheap quiet and not to far from Dubai check out.

http://uaqmarineclub.com/contact.html

Bod. :thumbup:
Forum: Middle East
May 4th 2009, 9:32 am
Replies: 22
Views: 5,122
Posted By Bodach

Re: Driving car from Riyadh to London.

Years ago a guy from Aramco did it on a goldwing bike, I saw his presentation and Aramco had backed him, must be someone remember's the trip, up to Hammerfest in Norway for the midnight sun, then...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Mar 9th 2009, 10:44 am
Replies: 27
Views: 4,741
Posted By Bodach

Re: Insect bites

Cheap alternative and it works as I have used it in the Highlands to keep the dreaded midgy at bay is Avon skin so soft, I kid you not, seen highland gamekeepers using it.

Bod.
Forum: Middle East
Feb 17th 2009, 9:47 am
Replies: 7
Views: 2,483
Posted By Bodach

Re: sea fishing in Abu Dhabi

Best bet is out of Sharjah a lot less cost.

Boat owners Kareem 050 8099722 near the new aquarium, no not fishing in it!

Salem 050 2020990 Before Coral Beach Hotel.

Bod.
Forum: Middle East
Feb 17th 2009, 8:57 am
Replies: 7
Views: 2,483
Posted By Bodach

Re: sea fishing in Abu Dhabi

Check out this web site loads contacts on there.

Bod.

http://www.fishreports.net/fishing/messages/93/245.html
Forum: Middle East
Jan 8th 2009, 11:45 am
Replies: 15
Views: 2,177
Posted By Bodach

Re: Saudi and Employer holding Passports

Afraid in Saudi company keeps passport, you get issued with an Igamma well thats how it sounds not sure of spelling. You must keep it with you at all times, when you go on leave company gets an exit...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Nov 12th 2008, 5:09 am
Replies: 1
Views: 727
Posted By Bodach

Re: Gloomy Dubai Property Article No. 862

At 2,300AED per square foot = 24,757AED per square meter!

At todays rate would equate Pounds Sterling 4,368 per square meter!

No way would I pay that would expect about 2,000 per square meter...
Nov 10th 2008, 5:46 am
Replies: 24
Views: 2,091
Posted By Bodach

Re: what did you expect????

Its like migration, some day you will always return to the place you where born, its natural more so as you get older and looking towards retirement.

B.
Forum: Middle East
Nov 5th 2008, 6:38 am
Replies: 62
Views: 4,075
Posted By Bodach

Re: Sex Discrimination

Word on the street, next year some time.

B
Forum: Middle East
Nov 5th 2008, 6:31 am
Replies: 62
Views: 4,075
Posted By Bodach

Re: Sex Discrimination

Aye way ID cards for all, next money maker will be wife can't work on husbands visa & must apply for own, another money maker for the state!

B.
Forum: Middle East
Sep 24th 2008, 1:46 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 2,741
Posted By Bodach

Re: Liquor license

True, you can get a booze lience if you have a residence for Sharjah, as long as you live in Dubai, no problem however takes twice as long to process and cost is twice as much! Also need to get...
Forum: Middle East
Jul 29th 2008, 7:07 am
Replies: 23
Views: 1,076
Posted By Bodach

Re: Advice needed...

Yeah happened to me last week, same thing tail gating on the 311, Suburban blacked out windows, flashed an honked his horn, I was doing 120 in the outside lane, 4x4 in front and no place to go on...
Forum: Middle East
Jul 7th 2008, 11:52 am
Replies: 22
Views: 1,426
Posted By Bodach

Re: To take a dog or not to take a dog that is the question......

I am a dog lover, returned to work in the Middle East again and decided to re-home my three border terriers instead of taking them over here to Dubai. I know it was for the best, they would have...
Forum: Australia
Mar 10th 2008, 1:44 pm
Replies: 60
Views: 4,751
Posted By Bodach

Re: Qantas Or Emirates

Living in Dubai I always fly Emirates, however be very careful on excess baggage, they charge a fortune for it, even if the plane is half empty.

One way to beat them is buy old golf bags from the...
Forum: Middle East
Nov 26th 2007, 11:20 am
Replies: 12
Views: 6,212
Posted By Bodach

Re: hatta visa run

Visa run to hatta last Friday, left 11am Mirdif, got to Hatta 12.45 okay slow safe driver! exit stamp at Dubai check point, then onto Oman visa took 3/4 hour for the processing.

Wait in line with...
Forum: Middle East
Nov 20th 2007, 7:10 am
Replies: 53
Views: 2,593
Posted By Bodach

Re: Lawrence's Vision for Arabia

Hi

Read the book and have followed some of historical routes through Saudi & Jordan, had some great camp outs following the Hajj railway from Mecca, the railway station at Medina Saleh was...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Aug 23rd 2007, 1:32 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 589
Posted By Bodach

Re: The Irish Strike Back (Humour)

An Irish Ghost Story

This story happened a while ago in Dublin , and even though it
sounds like an Alfred Hitchcock tale, its true.

John Bradford, a Dublin University student, was on the side...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Aug 14th 2007, 1:30 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 808
Posted By Bodach

Re: Chuckle 4 today

The Lone Ranger and Tonto rode into town. It was hot, so they stopped at
the saloon for a drink. After a few minutes, someone came in and said,
"Who does that white horse out there belong to?"
...
Forum: Middle East
Aug 12th 2007, 8:24 am
Replies: 47
Views: 1,958
Posted By Bodach

Re: Moving to Dubai in a few weeks!

Hi,

FitnessFirst is opening gyms all over Dubai at the mo. They put on a very good demo at Dubai Festival City on Friday night to promote the opening of the new gym, they have a few Scottish keep...
Forum: Middle East
Aug 7th 2007, 8:05 am
Replies: 50
Views: 2,163
Posted By Bodach

Re: Transfering Money back to UK

Its all about the money! As we know the dirham is basically tied to the [email protected] dhrs = $1 at a fixed rate, well mean time! So if put your saving into a dollar account say 1000 dhrs = $273 at the...
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