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Forum: The Sand Pit
Feb 5th 2012, 10:20 am
Replies: 145
Views: 22,832
Posted By DrBert

Re: Would you use a hooker?

Had great sport in Monaco with a mixed group of friends when a very wealthy chap walked into the bar we were with and suddenly half a dozen girls appeared, two of whom stayed a while and were seen...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Feb 5th 2012, 9:53 am
Replies: 72
Views: 4,469
Posted By DrBert

Re: How long do you intend to stay in the Middle East

How long here, I reckon 2-3 years. Needs to be long enough to get the experience on the cv NAND to hopefully put some cash in the bank. Friends and family back home and although dbx isn't that far...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Feb 5th 2012, 9:42 am
Replies: 2,251
Views: 312,346
Posted By DrBert

Re: Newbies....Introduce yourselves to the ME crowd

Newly arrived (three weeks ago) from the UK and currently working my way through the visa system for residency. 42 year old male with a partner back home - she can't come here with me due to family...
Forum: Middle East
Feb 5th 2012, 9:19 am
Replies: 24
Views: 2,488
Posted By DrBert

Re: iPhone 4 or 4S?

Personally have no issues with the 4, so given than Siri I'm told is still very much USA centric, impersonally wouldnt pay more now (ie won't search for places outside of the USA - cant be 100% sure...
Forum: Middle East
Feb 5th 2012, 9:15 am
Replies: 6
Views: 881
Posted By DrBert

Re: Short term rental/serviced apartment for about 8 months

I think that most of them do, at least from what I've been told to date..
Forum: Middle East
May 3rd 2010, 1:10 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,215
Posted By DrBert

Quick update for those that helped with advice a while ago..

Just a quick update as per the title of the thread. Had been considering an offer in Dubai which dropped onto my lap completely out of the blue and about the same time that a competitor of my firm...
Forum: Middle East
Feb 13th 2010, 9:43 pm
Replies: 47
Views: 3,856
Posted By DrBert

Re: TV ... questions?!

Speaking of TV, is it worth me planning on bringing my TV, stereo etc from the UK out with me? I'm working on the theory that at least in the short term probably not, (at least until I've settled)....
Forum: Middle East
Feb 8th 2010, 2:16 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 4,140
Posted By DrBert

Re: Dubai - Salary levels relative to UK

Cheap naan breads, excellent. I'm hoping the local food will be similar to what I know of Iranian and Lebanese food.

If its just McD and KFC, just let me know gently now and I'll look elsewhere...
Forum: Middle East
Feb 8th 2010, 9:51 am
Replies: 30
Views: 4,140
Posted By DrBert

Re: Dubai - Salary levels relative to UK

Damm, there was me thinking the streets were paved with gold.. Well, they look golden(ish) anyway. If a little dusty :D

Having seen a few videos on youtube of the driving over there, any thoughts...
Forum: France
Feb 7th 2010, 8:20 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,693
Posted By DrBert

Re: Newbie just signed up and thinking of a move..

Appreciate the offer of the PM - will almost certainly take you up on that sometime. Posted more in the DXB forum as that in a way is a far bigger move for me; Dubai is a complete unknown to me...
Forum: France
Feb 7th 2010, 3:54 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,693
Posted By DrBert

Re: Newbie just signed up and thinking of a move..

Thanks, added to the list :thumbsup:

Its not so much that I can't make my mind up, more than I've only even thought of a relocation in the last 10 days or so, so its very early in the process. I...
Forum: Middle East
Feb 7th 2010, 1:41 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 4,140
Posted By DrBert

Re: Dubai - Salary levels relative to UK

Same here, if its cold I can always put a fleece on.. I'm starting to wonder why I'm interested in a move.. Must be nuts..

I've driven through the Sahara in a sandstorm so I know it gets...
Forum: Middle East
Feb 7th 2010, 12:56 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 4,140
Posted By DrBert

Re: Dubai - Salary levels relative to UK

A bit nippy? LOL..

I'm sat in my flat waiting for a central heating engineer to arrive and fix my boiler - bloody thing failed last night just as we are due some more snow.

At least the big...
Forum: France
Feb 7th 2010, 12:33 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,693
Posted By DrBert

Re: Newbie just signed up and thinking of a move..

The suit, tie and confused look are about right it has to be said..

You are right about the uniqueness of what I do, but it would take a while to get into detail, plus it would be at best rather...
Forum: Middle East
Feb 7th 2010, 10:42 am
Replies: 6
Views: 705
Posted By DrBert

Re: Any ideas?

Thanks.. I use skype a lot, so that would be a pain to loose, but there are as you say workarounds for most things.. ;)
Forum: Middle East
Feb 7th 2010, 10:38 am
Replies: 30
Views: 4,140
Posted By DrBert

Re: Dubai - Salary levels relative to UK

My iphone tells me is currently 3 degrees and cloudy here, (didn't actually need the phone to tell me the cloudy bit though..) and Dubai is 23 degrees and sunny :shades_smile: Thats a plus.. When it...
Feb 6th 2010, 9:25 pm
Replies: 1,048
Views: 746,754
Posted By DrBert

Re: Job in Abu Dhabi Investment Authority

Maybe a bit late on this thread, but in terms of prepping for psychometric assessments, as they said, you can't really. There are likely to be at least two types of assessment, abiity tests and/or...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Feb 6th 2010, 7:54 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 931
Posted By DrBert

Re: Business Opportunity

The FSM reference took me a minute to get.. LOL
Forum: Middle East
Feb 6th 2010, 7:49 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 705
Posted By DrBert

Re: Any ideas?

I take it that the internet is fairly heavily censored then.. Fair enough, I can understand that and I was expecting this, but am wondering how far this goes? For example, I download movies through...
Forum: Middle East
Feb 6th 2010, 7:11 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 4,140
Posted By DrBert

Re: Dubai - Salary levels relative to UK

No need for a diesel if petrol is cheaper than water..

Since I could do with some winter sun, I'm tempted to head to Dubai for a good look around before I even talk numbers and get interested in a...
Forum: Middle East
Feb 6th 2010, 5:23 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 4,140
Posted By DrBert

Re: Dubai - Salary levels relative to UK

Thanks HelloKitty, really helpful.. I realised that it was a difficult question, but a rough ball park figure is what I need just now.
Forum: Middle East
Feb 6th 2010, 5:14 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 4,140
Posted By DrBert

Re: Dubai - Salary levels relative to UK

Don't know about the others, but the supercharged Rangie is an awesome car. Good friend has one and I've been seriously impressed by it.. Bit heavy on fuel for the UK, but I guess thats less of a...
Forum: Middle East
Feb 6th 2010, 3:03 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 4,140
Posted By DrBert

Re: Dubai - Salary levels relative to UK

Thanks, this is really useful..

Situation is that I have no offer, but I have a contact who effectively can make a role for me. If that comes off and the numbers stack up, I'll be very tempted. I...
Forum: Middle East
Feb 6th 2010, 2:55 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 4,140
Posted By DrBert

Re: Dubai - Salary levels relative to UK

Tempting, but still in the UK, and will be for a good while yet..
Forum: Middle East
Feb 6th 2010, 2:55 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 4,140
Posted By DrBert

Re: Dubai - Salary levels relative to UK

Not at all - any and all information is useful as it helps me get to know the reality of the region even from afar..
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