Bluewaters is the latest mega-development to be unveiled in the ever-expanding city of Dubai - and one that we have watched grow over the past 3 years that we have lived here. Taking some 5 years to develop, Bluewaters is a man-made Island that has been constructed some 500 meters from the shoreline of Jumeriah … Continue reading Exploring Bluewaters
"I HAVE HEARD OF THE GREATNESS OF LIVERPOOL, BUT THE REALITY FAR SURPASSES THE EXPECTATION" – Prince Albert, 1846 A perfect quote to open this post - the 'dock' being walked is The Royal Albert Dock, in the Northern English city of Liverpool. These words were said back in 1846, I wonder what Prince Albert … Continue reading Walkin’ the Dock
I love being in London, and recently having a few days off, it was the perfect chance to be a tourist in my own capital city. Looking for somewhere a bit different to stay, Mrs E and I chose the Hilton Doubletree by The Tower of London; it was a great choice, the location was … Continue reading Towering London
I was back in Dubai for a few days last week, and as the intense heat of the Summer is slowly starting to disappear, I took the opportunity to wake up early and enjoy a couple of (photo) walks, one at Kite Beach, and the other at my old stomping ground of Dubai Marina. What … Continue reading Dubai Photowalking
Since deciding to start Expatsteveblog just over 2 years ago, I found that this one interest has lead to 3 - as blogging lead to a desire to learn about photography, and that in turn developed (no pun intended!) an interest in digital processing, for which Photoshop has become my app of choice. I still … Continue reading New Tricks | Learning Photoshop
Spoiler alert: this post contains innuendo, a naughty word and references to English and Swiss football, please don't read if easily offended. A response to today's WordPress word challenge - 'Bern' Back in January '99, the Nigerian football player Kanu, signed for English club, Arsenal, but unlike other players who are known by a single name (Pele … Continue reading Bern | A place to make you giggle!