Tag Archives: dubai

Cities in the Clouds

Love these photos of cities in the clouds. First up Dubai (you can almost imagine Sheikh Zayed Road running between the buildings, although i have to say that this image always looked a little photo shopped to me?) Next up San Francisco of course, a city that looks great in the clouds. Luckily. Woolworth’s tower in the […]

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Climbing VERY tall things

I actually have sweaty hands and a funny feeling tummy as I write this. These guys are crazy, I have no idea how you could climb up something this high.     First up is this guy who has climbed the top of the Burk Kalifa in Dubai, the highest building in the world. And […]

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Special Christmas Trees

Righto people, herewith my official Christmas Blog Post. What better way to do this, than have a quick look at some special Christmas Trees from around the world. 1. the MIG and 247 Real Media Europe Christmas Tree As officially and carefully decorated by yours truly and the Christmas elf also known as Tamara. Note […]

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Qatar World Cup Stadiums

I, like many people, am utterly confused about why and how Qatar is going to host the football worldcup. A nation of 1.7 million people hosting a tournament that brought 450,000 people to South Africa in the first two weeks of June. Lets not mention that most of these visitors will require a drink (in […]

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Incredible Lightening Strikes

I love thunderstorms and lightening. Very very frightening. … and I particularly love these photos, although I am very glad that I wasn’t there. I glad that someone was there with a camera. 1. Statue of Liberty, NYC 2. Burj Khalifa, Dubai 3. Christ the Redeemer, Rio de Janeiro 4. Plane at Narita Airport, Tokyo And a […]

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I Broke a World Record!!!

I’ve written here about the Universal Record Database (or URDB) site before. Well at the recent WPP Stream event I, dressed as Streamo the Clown, so in cunning disguise, attempted to break a world record. Watch the result here.   Yes friends, and random people who come across this site as they search for Dubai […]

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Christian Crosses where they weren’t meant to be

Two interesting (though not entirely uncontroversial) stories of accidental (?) use of religious symbolism in model architecture. 1. The Burj al Arab (Dubai) Construction of the Burj al Arab (or just ‘the Burj’ to most),  began in 1994, with the building being designed to look like the sail of a dhow, the boats on the back of […]

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The Dark Side of Dubai

This article was sent to me by a friend when it was first published, and I have since forwarded it to a number of people I know who live or did live in Dubai, all of whom are in complete agreement with pretty much every word. I also first posted it when I started this […]

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