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A bad day, a baptism, a birthday, a book and a blog

I had a horrible day yesterday. I had a class at 8:30 in the morning and so, since I take the metro to Uni, I had to leave my house by 7:15 at the latest, to get the 8 am shuttle bus that my Uni provides. What happened was that I left my house in a fabulous mood. I was even singing. That’s how good I was feeling. My friend’s name ends with ‘lova’ so I was singing Mr Boombastic, exchanging Mr Lova Lova for Miss **lova Lova, while making a mental note to tell her about it have a few laughs.

So I was like “Mr Boombastic, say me fantastic, touch me in me back she say I’m rooooooooooooomatherfacker!!!” Continue reading

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A View from the Metro

It’s been an interesting two weeks, what with the new Dubai Metro and all. I have to say, though, Dubai did a really good job. The objective was to have the train up and running and ready for passengers on 09.09.09 at 09.09.09 PM. And that is exactly what happened. The fares are also reasonable but the Student Card is the BOMB.┬áThe fares are really┬ácheap and it’s really good for us students. Boy, is it fast. It takes about 19 minutes to cover a distance that would take around 40 minutes by car. And there’s no Salik toll! Faaaaaaabulous. There are, however, some kinks in the system. Continue reading

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