Style


Greetings lads

Hope all well with kith & kin. MB arrived back in Saudi on Wednesday after 10 days in Dubai.

Apologies for all the spelling mistakes & typos in last week’s effort lads. Made the corrections in due course but alas after I published. Also had thought might mention a few small things to you this week that might make the blog reading experience more enjoyable. So please note:

  • If you click on the blog title at top of the email (the word ‘Style’ this week) you will be automatically redirected to the HX website which gives a better ‘read experience’ than the basic email that you receive.
  • Even if you just read the blog from the email (or from the website), you can enlarge any photo for a better look – by double clicking on the particular photo.
  • Feel free to leave comment in the comment box at the bottom.
  • Also feel free to join anyone else up to follow the blog by using the email/follow system at the end.

This week’s pics are entirely from MBs visit to the Meydan race track in Dubai last Saturday night. Mentioned to you last week was intending to go there, and al hamdallah was able to attend. Took many pics, but this week I give you pics of some of the style on view. Some very tasty, some not. But all very interesting. Hope you enjoy.


Music – Conor Linnie
The idea with the music every week lads is that you click on the link, let the music play, and continue reading the blog. Got it?!

Ok lads – this week’s music suggestion comes from RQ, who has recommended her guitarist friend called Conor Linnie. Looked him up – he comes from Wicklow in SE Ireland. Happy to oblige RQ. Hope you all like lads:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h-BVNo8EKV4


A camera or a wife?
Met an Arab work colleague in recent days lads and remembered that a few months back he informed MB that he was about to buy decent camera. MB offered words of encouragement at the time and wished him well. On inquiring if he had made the purchase when our paths again crossed, he shocked MB with his answer.

No MB, I did not buy the camera. Instead I am looking for a wife“.

MB was speechless. Dumbfounded. Stuck to the ground, and momentarily dizzy before regaining his composure. A wife instead of a camera. Are you serious? replied MB, calling the teaboy at same time to fetch some camomile to help the brain relax from the shock. Yes MB, I am serious.”  Some moments of quiet reflection between us followed.

And are you looking for any nationality in particular? asked MB as the camomile kicked in, and the brain suddenly returned to ‘razor sharp’ mode. Local perhaps?” enquired MB. “I would love to take a local lady MB” he answered, “but for financial reasons I will now go for Phillipino or other“. “Masha’allah(Praise the Lord) said MB, not exactly knowing what else to say, but added quickly can you explain further?“.

Yes indeed MB. To take a local will involve immediate expenditure of 30,000 Dirhams (Euro 6,000) to her family – just to take permission from them for the marriage. Then I must immediately buy her jewelry to value of minimum 10,000 (Euro 2,000) as is the local custom. And that’s before any marriage costs, good accommodation for her to move into, clothes, and many other things. I cannot afford. So that is my reason MB“.

Well my friend, life is never simple said MB, and you must do what you must do. But can I suggest that you review your original decision to chose the wife before the camera. For fraction of the cost of a local woman you could acquire top of the range Canon. Might I suggest the ‘5D Mark 3’ model, as it has many advantages:

  • will always produce a clear sharp result, unlike a local lady perhaps
  • will generally never let you down, if it receives even minimal attention, unlike a local lady for sure
  • and will always give a big performance in ‘low light’ conditions, for certain unlike a  local lady” 

The young Arab lad sat back in his chair and looked to the sky in deep thought. No more words were exchanged between us as he pondered the life advice he had just received. MB stole quietly from the room, and wondered what the coming weeks and months might bring for his young friend. A camera or a wife? Just another of the forks in the road we meet on life’s journey.

Time for another camomile!


Dubai Style (forget Gangnam!)

As I already informed you lads, went to the horse racing at Meydan last Saturday night. Some very fine fillies on view, in addition to the horses. Haha lads!

Will give you some different pics next week, also from same night but with different theme. In the meantime take a look at the Dubai ladies. My personal favourite must admit is the Indian lady in the blue Sari, Nr 65 towards the end. And to make Irish ladies really sick, please note ladies that all the pics were taken between 7pm & 10pm on a beautiful warm Dubai night. No wind, no rain, no sleet nor snow!

Pleased to receive any feedback from female Crossers – what do you like or not like. Have given them numbers for easy reference. To all male Crossers – please keep comments and thoughts to yourselves! Enjoy:


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The End!
Ok lads. Thats it for another week. Enjoy weekend. Regards to all.

MB

 

11 Comments on “Style

  1. Wow, amazing blog format! How long have you been blogging for?

    you make running a blog look easy. The full glance of your site is fantastic, let alone the content material!

    Like

  2. Greetings from Los angeles! I’m bored to death at work so I decided to browse
    your blog on my iphone during lunch break. I enjoy the information you provide here and
    can’t wait to take a look when I get home. I’m amazed at how fast your
    blog loaded on my mobile .. I’m not even using WIFI, just 3G ..
    Anyways, superb blog!

    Like

    • Yes, 7 is a beauty for sure. My fav lady is Indian lady in blue sari – Nr 65. Great ‘attitude’ and would be serious company over a glass of vino I think!

      Like

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