Eid Al Adha

Having escaped back to Ireland for the most part of Ramadan back in July, I thought by not returning to Qatar until September that the heat of significant Muslim religious festivals would have cooled down. I was wrong, this week the display on the car still reads fifty degrees Celsius and the calendar tells us…

Da Jazz

Being a casualty of recession in Ireland and a former inhabitant of McCurtain Street in Cork City it stands to reason that when Abu Dhabi became my new home, via emigration, I began to try and embrace an expat lifestyle and the general customs of Middle Eastern life. ┬áThis weekend sees one of the largest…