At a recent interview I was stumped by the common question about what I feel are my weaknesses. I knew it was a standard question, and did prepare for it at some stage, though when it was time to respond I almost drew a complete blank. The question followed in order from what I thought […]
I was clearly under the wrong impression that the latest Microsoft releases supplied more useful error messages.
Wednesday night the boys and I decided to catch a metro after dinner to The Dubai Mall and watch the water fountain show. At 6:30pm, the decision was possibly a bit late, but the boys hadn’t been out of the apartment, and Mum wasn’t around so the boys felt like partying. In hindsight, it was […]
Talk about rebel without a cause. The one day I DON’T catch public transport, is the one day a year that it’s free. It wasn’t by design for me to drive into work, but the family were home sick so the car was more useful for me. The Free Transport Day will be held every […]
“Can I please have 50 dirhams Etisalat (pre-paid phone credit to the value of 50 dirhams)?” “Sorry sir, we’re all out. We have 25 dirhams though.” “Can I have two of those?” “Sure sir. 50 dirhams please.”
Last year I ran the Gold Coast full Marathon. It didn’t go great, but I did OK. Unfortunately my training this year has been abridged due to more than a few injuries. That’s why I decided to focus on just the half marathon this year. I say “just” because 21.1km still seems like a decent distance […]