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Forum: Middle East
Aug 22nd 2010, 7:10 pm
Replies: 67
Views: 18,769
Posted By larnie

Re: Discovery Gardens, Dubai

It's a sh*thole! If you are happy to cohabit with the Taliban and labourers living 10 to a 1 bed then go ahead. We lived there for 6 months earlier this year and I would call it a 'ghetto'. I have...
Forum: Middle East
Jul 24th 2010, 6:57 pm
Replies: 3,134
Views: 736,315
Posted By larnie

Re: Living in Al Ain

Quality Computers on the Clock Street whatever that is called. I don't know if they are 'quality' but I known they do repairs LOL
Forum: Middle East
Jul 17th 2010, 7:34 pm
Replies: 3,134
Views: 736,315
Posted By larnie

Re: Living in Al Ain

Hey Doctor Bob

I notice that you have posted twice with no reply. This could be due to the fact that it is summer and a lot of people have left the desert for cooler climes or it could be that...
Forum: Middle East
Jul 17th 2010, 7:26 pm
Replies: 3,134
Views: 736,315
Posted By larnie

Re: Living in Al Ain

Hey! I would forget about the commute from Dubai to Al Ain it is way too far, we have tried it for 4 months and it is seriously difficult unless you can afford a driver? Al Andalaus is directly...
Forum: Middle East
Jul 12th 2010, 8:08 am
Replies: 3,134
Views: 736,315
Posted By larnie

Re: Living in Al Ain

4000 will not get you a lot unfortunately, maybe a 1 bedroom flat. If you have a family you will need at least 10000 a month maybe even more to get something decent.
Forum: Middle East
Jul 11th 2010, 5:36 pm
Replies: 3,134
Views: 736,315
Posted By larnie

Re: Living in Al Ain

HOUSE REMOVAL

Hi All

Can anyone advise how to get secondhand furniture moved from one location to another? We have bought a bed and just need it moved about 1 kilometre! Am wondering if buying...
Forum: Middle East
May 17th 2010, 11:04 pm
Replies: 3,134
Views: 736,315
Posted By larnie

Re: Living in Al Ain

Cool! Thank you!
Forum: Middle East
May 17th 2010, 2:00 pm
Replies: 3,134
Views: 736,315
Posted By larnie

Re: Living in Al Ain

Does anyone know where in toen I can get my NZ Driving Licence translated into Arabic?
Forum: Middle East
May 14th 2010, 11:58 am
Replies: 3,134
Views: 736,315
Posted By larnie

Re: Living in Al Ain

Abela out by Tawam Hospital, turn right at the Twam roundabout then right again past Scalini and Choithram next to Al Noor Hospital by the Town Centre.
Forum: Middle East
May 11th 2010, 7:22 am
Replies: 3,134
Views: 736,315
Posted By larnie

Re: Living in Al Ain

TESOL Course in Al Ain

I am considering doing a TESOL Course and perhaps teaching English. I know there is a company which runs a course here but I can't seem to find out anything. I found a...
Forum: Middle East
May 4th 2010, 1:18 pm
Replies: 3,134
Views: 736,315
Posted By larnie

Re: Living in Al Ain

Thanks! I've done all of that but still nothing. I wish they would just tell you what the problem is and if it is that we don't have the requisite cables to our building then why would they process...
Forum: Middle East
May 4th 2010, 12:38 pm
Replies: 3,134
Views: 736,315
Posted By larnie

Re: Living in Al Ain

Etisilat and Internet

We have been waiting 5 weeks now for our internet to be connected. We were originally told 5 days and have been back into Etisilat 6 times to try to find out what the hold up...
Forum: Middle East
Mar 27th 2010, 8:06 am
Replies: 3,134
Views: 736,315
Posted By larnie

Re: Living in Al Ain

How easy is it to get internet access fixed up for your home? Are there any particular companies? Easy to get internet. There are two companies Etisilat or DU.
Is there a library in Al Ain? There...
Forum: Middle East
Mar 22nd 2010, 1:01 pm
Replies: 3,134
Views: 736,315
Posted By larnie

Re: Living in Al Ain

Anyone know how/where we could get a sofa shampooed? We are in temporary accommodation and I would like to be able to sit on the sofa but it looks a bit dodgy. I watched the cleaning boy clean it the...
Forum: Middle East
Mar 8th 2010, 8:10 am
Replies: 3,134
Views: 736,315
Posted By larnie

Re: Living in Al Ain

I am desperate to find myself a job in Al Ain. I have no children and find my husband's 10 hour working days leave me feeling lonely and isolated. I appreciate the company found at the coffee...
Forum: Middle East
Feb 16th 2010, 11:38 am
Replies: 3,134
Views: 736,315
Posted By larnie

Re: Living in Al Ain

I need an IT guru to load a new operating system on to my laptop for me and also hopefully tell me where I can buy Windows 7. Does anyone know of a good trusted IT person in Al Ain.

Thks
Forum: Middle East
Feb 14th 2010, 6:31 am
Replies: 3,134
Views: 736,315
Posted By larnie

Re: Living in Al Ain

Thanks! No just house keys!
Forum: Middle East
Feb 13th 2010, 2:42 pm
Replies: 3,134
Views: 736,315
Posted By larnie

Re: Living in Al Ain

Where can you get keys cut? Have tried all the Malls but no luck!
Forum: Middle East
Feb 10th 2010, 1:10 pm
Replies: 3,134
Views: 736,315
Posted By larnie

Re: Living in Al Ain

Really sorry to hear that aussie after all the trust you put in her!
Forum: Middle East
Jan 31st 2010, 11:52 am
Replies: 3,134
Views: 736,315
Posted By larnie

Re: Living in Al Ain

Just sitting at Cafe Nero at Bawadi using the internet. It is stunning!
Forum: Middle East
Jan 31st 2010, 11:51 am
Replies: 3,134
Views: 736,315
Posted By larnie

Re: Living in Al Ain

Thanks Shammy. I have arranged to meet a Real Estate Agent on Tuesday morning so won't be able to make it but will come next week!
Forum: Middle East
Jan 29th 2010, 2:37 pm
Replies: 3,134
Views: 736,315
Posted By larnie

Re: Living in Al Ain

So what's happening in Al Ain these days? Any coffee mornings for 'older people". No offence to you young ones though! Have there been any groups started up since I was here such as a Book Group or...
Forum: Middle East
Jan 29th 2010, 1:06 pm
Replies: 3,134
Views: 736,315
Posted By larnie

Re: Living in Al Ain

Thanks aussie will get in touch when she is back from Egypt. xx
Forum: Middle East
Jan 29th 2010, 6:39 am
Replies: 3,134
Views: 736,315
Posted By larnie

Re: Living in Al Ain

We were wondering if anyone has an enormous villa somewhere in Al Ain with a spare room and ensuite that they might like to rent us for about 3 months whilst we decide if Al Ain is going to work for...
Forum: Middle East
Jan 27th 2010, 9:47 am
Replies: 3,134
Views: 736,315
Posted By larnie

Re: Living in Al Ain

Wouldn't that be great. I've just arrived this minute and am at Starbucks at AA Mall. Nothing has changed except you are not here. What am I going to do with myself for the next 5 years?
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