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Forum: The Sand Pit
Dec 1st 2014, 8:54 am
Replies: 26
Views: 1,743
Posted By Equestra

Re: Who Is Staying Here For Xmas?

In 6 years of being here we went back once for Xmas, never again!! Too dark, too cold, and far too stressful trying to jam pack in a visit to every corner of the sprawling family! Nah, MUCH prefer...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Sep 24th 2014, 5:32 am
Replies: 14
Views: 843
Posted By Equestra

Re: Food Delivery in UK

A bit late to the table here, but for future ref I can highly recommend this fill your own hamper site .....includes smellies too. Bloomin marvellous!!

yourhamper - Hamper | Hampers |...
Forum: Middle East
Jul 27th 2014, 10:50 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,522
Posted By Equestra

Re: Baby formula and food (aptamil and Ella's kitchen)

Take a look at Baby Shop | Online Shopping Store For Mother & Child | Mumzworld - ME (http://www.mumzworld.com)

FOC delivery charges if your order is over 200 AED plus they run a points based...
Forum: Middle East
May 31st 2014, 1:31 pm
Replies: 137
Views: 11,163
Posted By Equestra

Re: British passport renewal

Surely they could make (or at least recoup some of their costs) by charging an outrageous surcharge fee for an oversees application FAST TRACK option! Frankly I'd happily pay whatever it cost to...
Forum: Middle East
May 31st 2014, 8:44 am
Replies: 137
Views: 11,163
Posted By Equestra

Re: British passport renewal

If I was needing to renew my passport in a hurry I would have probably done the same as kittycat1, but the situ stinks when trying to get a new passport for a new born baby. 9 weeks is just too long...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jan 3rd 2014, 9:31 am
Replies: 113
Views: 5,414
Posted By Equestra

Re: Your New Year Resolutions

I gave up smoking as last years resolution (OK it took me until April to kick it but I managed it eventually).

I gave up alcohol, coffee, soft cheeses, and started a much healthier diet since...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Nov 17th 2013, 9:44 am
Replies: 319
Views: 20,968
Posted By Equestra

Re: Dubai Expo

PS love the way you've called it Dubai Expo as though it's a forgone conclusion (which of course we all pretty much agree it is), but to be correct it's World Expo 2020 ...followed by whichever city...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Nov 17th 2013, 9:39 am
Replies: 319
Views: 20,968
Posted By Equestra

Re: Dubai Expo

That'd be nice, the announcement is next Weds, National Day the following Monday ....maybe they'll join the lot together as a week long celebration!
Forum: The Sand Pit
Oct 31st 2013, 6:30 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,138
Posted By Equestra

Re: Gold Class lane to be introduced on road between Dubai and Abu Dhabi

It already exists, although at the moment it's called the hard shoulder!!

I just LOVE the PAE....its humour is spot on!
Forum: The Sand Pit
Oct 14th 2013, 6:44 am
Replies: 38
Views: 2,472
Posted By Equestra

Re: Eid Holidays

Whole week off, whilst hubs works all week :-(

I intend on doing virtually nothing!
Forum: The Sand Pit
Oct 7th 2013, 2:27 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 6,812
Posted By Equestra

Re: You know you've been in the middle east too long when...

You know you've been in the middle east too long.......... when you expect a BMW, Lexus or Audi as a pre-booked taxi service ;):D
Forum: The Sand Pit
Oct 1st 2013, 2:42 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 982
Posted By Equestra

Re: Contact tel no for ****** Group Dubai?

Thanks for that Meow, that's kind of what I was hoping and exactly what I needed to hear.

The tossers still haven't called me back despite emailing them twice (Thurs & Sun), and calling them...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Oct 1st 2013, 2:38 pm
Forum: The Sand Pit
Sep 30th 2013, 3:29 am
Replies: 35
Views: 2,184
Posted By Equestra

Re: Full English on a Friday morning??

Mcgettigans do a Full Irish....... (60 small / 90 large), unfortunately not served until lunchtime.

Sausages, rashers, fried eggs, black pudding, white pudding,
baked beans, hash browns,...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Sep 29th 2013, 2:02 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 982
Posted By Equestra

Re: Contact tel no for ****** Group Dubai?

Cheers mate. That's exactly why I want the number, to call them to find out how I somehow extract myself and my finances from their filthy greasy hold!!
Forum: Middle East
Sep 29th 2013, 10:59 am
Replies: 6
Views: 979
Posted By Equestra

Saudi ....dangerous to womens health to drive

I really thought I'd read it all when it comes to Saudi and it's idiosyncrasies! This one really does take the proverbial ......
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Forum: The Sand Pit
Sep 29th 2013, 10:48 am
Replies: 8
Views: 982
Posted By Equestra

Contact tel no for ****** Group Dubai?

Do any of you lovely lot have a contact tel number for DeV+ere Group Dubai?

I’m looking to contact any of their financial advisors since finding out the one I used to deal with has left (I only...
Forum: Middle East
Aug 13th 2013, 11:55 am
Replies: 9
Views: 2,695
Posted By Equestra

Re: Renting Studio Appartments in Abu Dhabi

For those that are interested or still looking........

http://abudhabi.dubizzle.com/property-for-rent/residential/apartmentflat/2013/3/19/reem-village-studio-unit-reem-island-3/

These units are...
Forum: Middle East
Jul 27th 2013, 4:00 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 786
Posted By Equestra

Re: Temporary Accoms in Dubai?

Only just seen this so you may have already found somewhere, but Dubai World Trade Centre Apartments tick all your boxes, and a 1 bedrooms is within your budget. Plus it has a large pool and pool...
Forum: Middle East
Jul 27th 2013, 3:24 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 2,695
Posted By Equestra

Re: Renting Studio Appartments in Abu Dhabi

I'm in the same boat & am looking at Shahama or Al Ain for around the 20k mark. Or, thinking about looking at a 2 bed cheapy rat box and sharing the cost which could bring the costs down further,...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jul 14th 2013, 2:31 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 926
Posted By Equestra

Re: How fast do you read?

You read 402 words per minute.
That makes you 61% faster than the national average.

Not bad considering I'm shattered! I'm an avid reader, I literally do not leave the house without the Kindle...
Forum: Middle East
Jul 14th 2013, 2:26 pm
Replies: 63
Views: 5,285
Posted By Equestra

Re: Lunch during Ramadan

Not quite, anyone can come in to eat, drink & smoke (Trade Centre will take anyone's order). If they want to swim & use the other facilities (gym, tennis courts etc) then an entry fee is...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jul 7th 2013, 4:55 pm
Replies: 118
Views: 7,774
Posted By Equestra

Re: Wimbledoom

Well that sorts out 'Sports Personality of the Year' then.

Mint performance from Murray!
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jul 7th 2013, 2:25 pm
Replies: 247
Views: 10,964
Posted By Equestra

Re: The Ramadan Arms

Today's lunch debate focussed on how much more enjoyable 'licensed Iftar's would be ......if only eh!
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jul 2nd 2013, 5:43 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,052
Posted By Equestra

Re: Virgin Complaint Letter

The Virgin letter has been around for a while now.

Here's a new one ....

'An in-depth and thorough tour of the Caribbean': Arthur Hicks's letter to LIAT


Dear LIAT,
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