Tag: dubai

Elaine Jones, UAE Property Guru

Elaine Jones, UAE Property Guru

September 8, 2017

Property development and management is very commonplace in the UAE, but if you mention Asteco to anyone, theyโ€™re bound to know the name. Asteco has been around for over three decades; it began as a leasing and property management [...]

Dancing queen – not exactly seventeen

Dancing queen – not exactly seventeen

July 27, 2016

If only. If only I had started dancing at a younger age! I would be a rockstar by now. I would be twirling around in tiny dance outfits all over the ballroom dance floor, with a lean rock-hard body, probably teaching others how to [...]

Dating instincts

Dating instincts

November 8, 2015

I recently went on a few dates with a certain gentleman, let’s call him Will. I’ve changed his name, as one must always protect the innocent, or not-so-innocent in this particular case. I promise you that I felt something [...]

For the love of dance

For the love of dance

October 10, 2015

Although I may not have been born with the natural talent, I’ve always loved to dance. I recall my parents enrolling me in ballet classes when I was 6 years old, ย and boy was I terrible at it. Absolutely zero grace and balance. [...]

When you feel you don’t belong

When you feel you don’t belong

September 8, 2015

I recently wrote a post about my trip back home to Montreal. So odd this concept of “home”. I concluded that indeed home is where the heart is, right? Interestingly I was just in Beirut and it felt like home too. I’m [...]

What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger

What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger

August 15, 2015

I don’t like being told what to do and what not to do. I was told not to write this post because, oh well, some people may view it as negative, or others may not want to be reminded of all the tough times they’ve had in [...]

What the hell is CrossFit?

What the hell is CrossFit?

April 1, 2015

My friends Tara and Mirvat are the ultimate CrossFit girls. They literally started a what’s app chat group just to talk about CrossFit. I swear it sounds like they’re speaking a foreign language. But they aren’t the [...]

Design: Craft meets contemporary

Design: Craft meets contemporary

March 21, 2015

I have the pleasure of living in the wonderfully cosmopolitan city of Dubai. Many people complain that it isn’t culturally aware and diverse enough. Yet a lot is being done to change that with the likes of Art Dubai and Design [...]

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