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!
Ah, the colours of the sea, the Eastern Mediterranean to be precise, the sea which surrounds the gorgeous island of Cyprus; birthplace of a Goddess, and one time host to Othello, are there any bigger A-listers? Regular readers will know of our love for Cyprus, I have posted several times about previous trips, including the … Continue reading Cyprus Holiday Snaps | Another Batch
"Imagine there's no country" - John Lennon Nicosia (or Lefkosia, as it is known locally), is the capital of the Republic of Cyprus, and sadly, is also the last divided capital city in the world; with that division being in place since August 1974. The division resulted from the invasion of Cyprus by Turkish forces, … Continue reading Nicosia | Peace & Love & Division
For the next instalment of my occasional 'Greatest Trips' series, I want to invite you back to August 2007 ..... Gordon Brown had recently become Prime Minister of UK, 'W' was into his second term in the Whitehouse, and no-one had heard of 'Brexit'. As for me, I was spending time in the Australian city … Continue reading Greatest Trips – Oz style | The Great Ocean Road