a few firsts

So as I mentioned 2 weeks ago we celebrated UAE National Day here in Dubai on the 2nd of December. One of the things they do here on National Day is hold a Mass Wedding at St Mary’s Catholic Church. I had no idea this went on to be honest, I know they do mass weddings in China and other places, but that is about my only knowledge of them. So I was pretty excited to attend one when I was invited by a Filipino lady I have met here in Dubai.

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goats and hunch-backs

Well today is Friday the 13th – woooooooo. If you are superstitious you will most probably have avoided black cats, ladders and mirrors today. But why?


According to our friend Wikipedia, font of all information (true or not), the origins of this fear are fairly recent (the 19th century) but not exactly clear. There seem to be 3 theories in play.
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Animal Rescue

If you would like to contribute a few dollars towards my TNR work with stray cats I would be most grateful

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