Weekly Photo Challenge: Pattern


Amman, Jordan. August 2011. Shot from the Amman’s hilltop Citadel & the Temple of Hercules.

Tall, Taller, Tallest


Greetings & Salam to all “There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.” – Ernest Hemingway Hope all well lads. We are getting belted with rain in the Middle East at the moment. This weeks blog from DH (below) is all about the rain in UAE, and MB can confirm that we are also getting rain…

Weekly Photo Challenge: From above


From my hotel balcony. Hamra St, Beirut, Lebanon. February 2012.

Daughter of Dad Nr 2


Greetings to all  Something different this week lads. Guest blogger Miss L is having her say, at the invitation of MB. If you read last week’s ‘Marriage’ blog you will remember the story of Dad Nr 1 & 2. If you did not read it please take a moment to read in particular the story of Dad Nr 2.   Muchos gracias to Miss…

Cultural


Greetings lads MB prepares to commence the weekly blog Good reaction to last week’s blogs, mashallah. DMc was amused with the tales of the Polygamist Jewelry maker Mohammad from Yemen. And a number of (single) ladies, not surprisingly, reacted most favourably to the ‘Arranged Marriage’ blog. MB will continue with the single topic blog lads, for as long as the Gods inspire him. But this week,…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Culture


Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, Abu Dhabi. Shot today 29 April 2014

Marriage – By arrangement


Are you married ladies? Have you found your Mr Perfect? Are you still looking? Maybe you found him and he didn’t turn out so perfect after all? If you can not find him, or you did and he was a donkey, why is this so? Are you the problem? Was he the problem? Maybe your interests/hobbies/age/IQ all combine to make the search a difficult…

Earth Day, 2013


Nagarkot, Nepal. October 2012.

Chicken Talata


Salam brothers & sisters (aka lads) Back in Dubai for few days and all is well. MB is going to follow this blog with first single subject blog post, and hopes will be of interest. It’s for the ladies mainly lads, so MB bit perturbed about its girlie nature. MB might have to start new blog under alias name to avoid ridicule at the Riyadh…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Up


Sunrise over the Himalayas, Nepal. October 2012. Beat that!

Who knows what’s round the corner?!


Warm greetings to you all lads Weather improving at home, and getting hotter out here by the day. Late 30s most days at hottest time (bit of weather talk from MB). In future lads MB will try to introduce some single subject blog posts. MB is attempting to get his blog to appear on a section of the website where good stuff gets posted…

It’s a scream


Msa al khair lads Inshallah you are all in good health lads and have big smiles on your multicultural faces. God only knows home many nationalities the HX Blog now goes out to lads. Masha’allah! It’s become almost impossible to keep track of it. Think was approx 30 nationalities last time we checked. But since MB went on this new Blog site, and became…

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…

Weekly Photo Challenge: A Day in My Life


For me its a Middle East construction project: The End!