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Forum: The Sand Pit
Jul 31st 2018, 12:51 am
Replies: 39
Views: 2,574
Posted By Arcadia

Re: E-Vape

Can I just ask if any of you who vape, do you carry them through airport checks?
would I be ok with one in my handbag at Heathrow and then coming through customs in Abu Dhabi?
Forum: Middle East
Jul 18th 2018, 10:40 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 585
Posted By Arcadia

Re: Sewage smell in new building

This is a common problem in the high rise apartments in Abu Dhabi.
we moved into a new build at Muroor and the workmen had swept all the bits of plaster, tiles, dust etc down the drainage holes in...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Apr 5th 2018, 10:32 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,467
Posted By Arcadia

Re: Petrol

Wasnt this tried a few years back and it failed because people were filling up, going inside to pay then doing a weekly shop, or ordering a forty fruity or a popeyes take out.😂
Forum: The Sand Pit
Apr 2nd 2018, 10:50 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 2,574
Posted By Arcadia

Re: E-Vape

With this kind of surgery yes they do.

Anyone being placed on a list for a gastric bypass by a GP has to attend 3 seminars and meet certain criteria before being operated on. And top of that list...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Apr 2nd 2018, 1:27 am
Replies: 39
Views: 2,574
Posted By Arcadia

Re: E-Vape

Good question Scamp and he actually said No, he wouldnt operate on a smoker,however his speciality is gastric bypass surgery, so coupled with the high risk factor from the obesity I can understand...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Apr 1st 2018, 11:22 am
Replies: 39
Views: 2,574
Posted By Arcadia

Re: E-Vape

Hi There.

I have been vaping for 2 years now with no intentions of stopping.
Cigs are nearly £10 a pack here in the UK and I spend 89p a week on a bottle of oil and £2.50 a moth on a new filter....
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jan 26th 2018, 4:18 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,450
Posted By Arcadia

Re: Tricky Situations

We had a designated driver whilst visiting Nigeria( potential job with Shell).

We were stopped by 4 men with AK 47s and they are pointing them at us, our driver tells us to say nothing and give...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Nov 7th 2017, 1:50 am
Replies: 23
Views: 2,097
Posted By Arcadia

Re: Shrinking UAE

Libya was also like this.
I can remember the time Ghadafi was making a visit to a certain area and instead of removing the vast mountains of rubbish, they just built a wall so he couldn't see it.
Forum: Middle East
Jul 13th 2017, 10:13 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,627
Posted By Arcadia

Re: Teacher Experience Question

Hi There.

Failing all else. Get your wife to contact Al Najah pvt school.

As the time comes for the students to return after the summer break they will usually find themselves without the full...
Forum: The Sand Pit
May 3rd 2017, 2:31 am
Replies: 7
Views: 610
Posted By Arcadia

Re: Bank Holiday Monday

Forget the wasps and the screaming brats, get ready for the invasion of the high powered vaping ECigs..ten times worse than any Sheesha cafes.
Forum: Middle East
Feb 18th 2017, 3:31 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 855
Posted By Arcadia

Re: Driving and transportation in Abu Dhabi

I lived in Abu Dhabi for 12 years and got by without driving. We lived on busy main streets though so plenty of taxis. I couldnt have imagined living somewhere off Island and not driving. Standing...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Feb 12th 2017, 4:05 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 5,500
Posted By Arcadia

Re: Expats take flight as Abu Dhabi tightens purse strings

I saw a 5 night stay at qaryat al beri Shangrila hotel in AD advertised In Hays Travels for £399 inc flights and breakfast plus evening meal. Never seen it so cheap to book from the UK.seems like...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jan 2nd 2017, 12:56 am
Replies: 638
Views: 37,637
Posted By Arcadia

Re: Room 101

Frozen Veg.
Carrefour because it always smells like fart.
UAE news channels with 15 minute VTs of Sheik Mo shaking hands with a line up of at least 200 men in robes who never crack a smile.
Having...
Forum: Middle East
Sep 3rd 2016, 11:06 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 3,423
Posted By Arcadia

Re: Move to Abu Dhabi

if your working near AlWahda Mall. have a look around Muroor,Mushrif or Manasir areas.Im certain there is also a high rise ajoined to Al wahda Mall that was built a few years ago, it had some nice 1...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jul 30th 2016, 8:23 pm
Replies: 47
Views: 5,541
Posted By Arcadia

Re: VPN - fines

Oh crap..I'm visiting for a month this November, I was hoping to still be able to place a few bets using my Paddy Power account.
Forum: Middle East
Dec 3rd 2015, 9:57 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,535
Posted By Arcadia

Re: Abu Dhabi - Housing

You could always try for an apartment in the Muroor, Mushrif or manasir area. Most are only 3 high, we lived in a bottom floor apartment with huge outside terraces and patio doors from every room....
Forum: The Sand Pit
May 31st 2014, 8:50 pm
Replies: 84
Views: 4,492
Posted By Arcadia

Re: Proud to be a northerner

Wynyard golf course is a really nice one, Alan Shearer, Kevin Keegan and Duncan Bannantyne all play there.

Wynyard hall is a nice place to stay too, owned by sir John Hall the former owner of...
Forum: The Sand Pit
May 25th 2014, 8:52 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 687
Posted By Arcadia

Re: New to Abu Dhabi

Also..if you can understand Busybees posts, finding your way around Abu Dhabi will be a doddle.:p

Buy an explorer book, it will give you lots of info, useful telephone numbers etc. And as said...
Forum: The Sand Pit
May 25th 2014, 10:53 am
Replies: 17
Views: 3,438
Posted By Arcadia

Re: Accidents 'acts of God', say 24% of heavy truck drivers

Love it! I remember that feeling so well, even getting to the bar once I was through check- in became marred by the amount of Muslims sitting there with a pint and a whiskey chaser.
Forum: The Sand Pit
May 22nd 2014, 9:41 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 5,210
Posted By Arcadia

Re: Seaworld coming to a MidEast nation; maybee..

True, swimming with dolphins is on many people's bucket list. I know a lady who has just came back from a two week holiday in Dubai and swimming with the dolphins was on her "To do" list..bloody...
Forum: Middle East
May 21st 2014, 5:13 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 2,858
Posted By Arcadia

Re: Midwife moving to AD

Eesh! BlackBerry have you been on the grape juice? Lol. Your welcome Meow.
Forum: Middle East
May 21st 2014, 1:40 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 2,858
Posted By Arcadia

Re: Midwife moving to AD

Its a thread titled investments, don't know wether she has seen it or not.
Forum: Middle East
May 21st 2014, 11:05 am
Replies: 28
Views: 2,858
Posted By Arcadia

Re: Midwife moving to AD

Yeah, it did get a bit crazy. Meow is getting some rave reviews on there at the moment if she reads this.
Forum: Middle East
May 21st 2014, 8:06 am
Replies: 28
Views: 2,858
Posted By Arcadia

Re: Midwife moving to AD

How would you know I thought you got banned..ha ha. Happy birthday btw xx
Forum: Middle East
May 20th 2014, 11:32 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 2,858
Posted By Arcadia

Re: Midwife moving to AD

Hi. Have a look on AbuDhabiwoman.com a few midwives from The Corniche hospital are members and regularly post on the boards there, they will give you all the info you need.
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