Relocating from one part of the world to another is never easy. Sleep patterns are disturbed, dramatic changes in weather need adjusting to, all clothes and skin care products have to be sorted through to make room for more ‘geographically-applicable’ items of necessity and we never pause to think of the effects such drastic changes in lifestyle will have on our most important aesthetic feature – our hair.
Rihanna Ran This Town Tonight!
31st December 2009, Abu Dhabi – Worldwide pop sensation Rihanna made her Middle East debut, bringing in 2010 in true style in what promised to be the ultimate New Year’s Eve celebration for Abu Dhabi. And indeed it was!
Every Sunday evening, I meet my good friends Shafic and Marwan in front of Mariah Mall on Najda Street. Marwan comes prepared with a big bag full of cat food, fresh water and disposable dishes. Our task? To visit 12 spots designated on a map delivering fresh supplies to the stray cats there.
A video competition has been launched to enable members of the community to express their love and appreciation of the UAE by sending video entries that celebrate the spirit and character of the UAE in time for its historic 40 year national day anniversary this year.
Trend-spotting Abu Dhabi online
Welcome to the first edition of WebWatch – your guide to the online buzz about Abu Dhabi. I’ll take you on a trend-spotting tour every month.
By Sarah Widdup- An Abu Dhabi based mother shares her wisdom about homeschooling
I homeschool my daughter. No really, I do. Now I bet you’re either thinking ‘she’s mad!’ or ‘what a hippy!’, but forget that for a moment while I take a break from hugging trees and constructing conspiracy theories to tell you all about it. I’m joking about the conspiracy theories, but I do like trees, hehehe.
ABU DHABI TEMPO reports: Kalima, the translation project of the Abu Dhabi Authority for Culture and Heritage (ADACH) , was chosen to translate the memoirs of the former French President Jacque Chirac, “Chaque pas doit être un but : Mémoires Tome I”, which translates to “Every Step Must be a Goal”.