Monthly Archives: October 2009

Sharjah

So I went to Sharjah for a day and really enjoyed the museums. There is a huge heritage area with old houses which show life, school, medicine, calligraphy, money and trade from times before the oil. It is all very … Continue reading

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I like Sharjah

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Something funny

The no smoking sign is from inside the museum. So it is not allowed to some inside exhibition rooms which I find very nice because I would not like being in a mueseum that smells like smoke. This picture might … Continue reading

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Madonna inspired Abaya

My teacher got a new Abaya which reminds me very much of Madonna’s “Like a virgin” lace outfit. I feel it is strange to compare an Abaya to Madonna’s “Like a virgin” lace. It should be the opposite but it … Continue reading

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Malls

Now that Ramadan is over I discovered that the malls are quite crowded. Malls are nearly the only entertainment in this area. The only other things are the two museums exhibiting heritage items and the zoo. The malls offer cinemas, … Continue reading

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Colours

Food colour is a very great invention. There is no other way giving milk a green colour and still drink it. In Germany it was necessary to go to a very big supermarket to get some. In Oslo I could … Continue reading

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The cosy phase of getting used to living in Oman are over. Now I have to deal with the bare truth and start finding interview partners, more texts to do research on and write write write. I thought besides doing … Continue reading

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