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Forum: The Sand Pit
Jan 14th 2020, 9:00 am
Replies: 56
Views: 3,704
Posted By TheShed

Re: Royal Split

Thats not a bad shout actually. Gone all quiet on his front hasn't it. (pun intended)
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jan 14th 2020, 8:58 am
Replies: 23
Views: 996
Posted By TheShed

Re: B-DAY

Michael Bloomberg has never denied wanting to run for office one day. Isn't that why he ceded control of Bloomberg new a few years ago?
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jan 8th 2020, 4:10 pm
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jan 8th 2020, 11:33 am
Replies: 60
Views: 4,700
Posted By TheShed

Re: Iran - You leaving or staying?

Emirates and Flydubai have cancelled flights to/from Baghdad. https://gulfnews.com/uae/transport/emirates-flydubai-cancel-flights-to-baghdad-after-iran-strikes-on-us-bases-in-iraq-1.68879107
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jan 7th 2020, 11:53 am
Replies: 60
Views: 4,700
Posted By TheShed

Re: Iran - You leaving or staying?

should have been clearer. Towards Al Ain and decide during the journey for the best destination. I know there’s a lot of military and other stuff in Al Ain itself.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jan 7th 2020, 8:51 am
Replies: 60
Views: 4,700
Posted By TheShed

Re: Iran - You leaving or staying?

When we lived in Sri Lanka during the war (mid 90s), we always had a grab bag including passports, some gold and US dollars as it was quite possible we'd need to evacuate very quickly throughout our...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Dec 15th 2019, 6:15 am
Replies: 27
Views: 1,145
Posted By TheShed

Re: Raw, fresh turkey

Update on the ElFab Turkey.

we had our early family dinner on Saturday, and maybe it was the Chef, but it was honestly the most moist and tasty turkey I’ve ever had.

@Millhouse. I chopped...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Dec 12th 2019, 9:49 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,251
Posted By TheShed

Re: Qatar Blockade softening?

I doubt that given that the Emir failed to show up for the summit.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Dec 9th 2019, 1:56 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 1,145
Posted By TheShed

Re: Raw, fresh turkey

They arrived frozen, but there's a couple in the fridge for dinner tomorrow. I'll let you know
Forum: The Sand Pit
Dec 9th 2019, 1:25 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 1,145
Posted By TheShed

Re: Raw, fresh turkey

My turkey for next Saturday just got delivered. Standard American decent quality. 9.8 kg for AED105. Thats way cheaper than anything I've seen in Spinneys etc.

I ordered some chicken breasts...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Dec 9th 2019, 12:06 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 1,145
Posted By TheShed

Re: Raw, fresh turkey

I'm following these guys. I've used other brining recipes from them and its worked really well.

https://www.thekitchn.com/how-to-brine-a-turkey-225751
Forum: The Sand Pit
Dec 9th 2019, 7:36 am
Replies: 5
Views: 714
Posted By TheShed

Re: Aramco Shares

Trading starts on Dec 11. I expect an initial rise as some Saudi focussed funds will need to buy to balance out their portfolios.

I read a report on Oilprice.com this morning showing how the price...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Dec 9th 2019, 7:32 am
Replies: 27
Views: 1,145
Posted By TheShed

Re: Raw, fresh turkey

I've just ordered a frozen one from ElFab as it was stupidly cheap (aed120 for 9kg bird). Will be cooking it this coming weekend as we're doing Family xmas on Saturday due to kids being away for...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Dec 8th 2019, 8:02 am
Replies: 27
Views: 1,145
Posted By TheShed

Re: Raw, fresh turkey

waitress are taking orders for fresh birds.

Brining, yes, I've recently been enlightened to this technique. Awesome for any type of poultry.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Nov 17th 2019, 2:15 pm
Replies: 52
Views: 3,741
Posted By TheShed

Re: General Election

i actually hope he doesn’t lose too badly or else the remoaners will be asking to rerun the election along with the referendum. Takes me back to the days of playing Fergie time whenever Man Ure...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Nov 14th 2019, 1:28 pm
Replies: 52
Views: 3,741
Posted By TheShed

Re: General Election

Wait until 8pm (4pm UK) this evening to see if Nige withdraws any more candidates. Will have a big impact in my view
Forum: The Sand Pit
Nov 13th 2019, 9:38 am
Replies: 10
Views: 930
Posted By TheShed

Re: Setting up

I would agree if you're looking at a finance thing as credibility counts highly. DMCC does have a reputation for some dodgy small firms :(
Forum: The Sand Pit
Nov 13th 2019, 6:31 am
Replies: 10
Views: 930
Posted By TheShed

Re: Setting up

I set up my company in JLT (DMCC registered) about 2 years ago. The process was almost as easy as DIFC but less than half the cost. They have the same kind of do everything office in AlMas tower...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Nov 5th 2019, 8:19 am
Replies: 9
Views: 815
Posted By TheShed

Re: Cobblers

If you didn't like 330 quid for loafers, I doubt you'll like the prices of a professional cobbler either. Have a look at the prices on line before you go.

Quality costs money.
Forum: Middle East
Nov 5th 2019, 8:18 am
Replies: 46
Views: 8,627
Posted By TheShed

Re: Dubai economy?

Or you can get a proper visa online. No need to wait for the silly invite letter etc now. :)
Forum: The Sand Pit
Nov 4th 2019, 10:48 am
Replies: 9
Views: 815
Posted By TheShed

Re: Cobblers

Church's for work and nice places, Trainers and Flip Flops for everything else :P
Forum: Middle East
Nov 4th 2019, 9:43 am
Replies: 46
Views: 8,627
Posted By TheShed

Re: Dubai economy?

You don't need a visa anymore. On arrival for Brits.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Nov 4th 2019, 9:32 am
Replies: 9
Views: 815
Posted By TheShed

Re: Cobblers

big vote for the Cobbler in DIFC. They have serviced my church's 3 times faultlessly.
Forum: Middle East
Oct 29th 2019, 11:49 am
Forum: Middle East
Oct 28th 2019, 1:06 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,517
Posted By TheShed

Re: Saudi - costs of living for a single bachelor with family staying in UAE

I did this way back in 2006-9 so some of my information is outdated. Some is accurate as I still go to Saudi on a regular basis.

People work very hard in Saudi, so I found it really easy to...
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