Week 36 – At.mosphere

It’s great to think that a year ago I was writing up a post about a date night that I went on, which was all ‘new’ and got to feature in my something new posts…. and now one year on I’m writing up the anniversary dinner that J and I enjoyed last week ❤ 🙂

We had a couple of ideas thrown around but then he suggested At.mosphere – the restaurant on the 122nd floor of Burj Khalifa… and since I’ve never done that, it was an easy decision to make.

I don’t have much to say about it other than it was FABULOUS! The view is spectacular – especially if you’re there on a clear night, which, fortunately, we were – the food is delicious, the service is great.
It’s an all-round fantastic evening, so if you’re looking for something a bit extraordinary, or want to celebrate somewhere, I highly recommend this!

Happy Anniversary to ME!

I logged into WordPress this afternoon and was greeted by this:

5 year anniversary with WordPress!

5 year anniversary with WordPress!

That means 5 years since I made my blog public (I started it out as just a way of keeping in touch with friends and family back home when I moved to Dubai in 2008, and it was private).

And look what I’ve done in those 5 years:

628 posts, 49,595 views, 28,395 visitors from 158 countries!

628 posts, 49,595 views, 28,395 visitors from 158 countries!

And just look how I’ve grown from strength to strength (ok, 2016 took a bit of a dive… but hopefully 2017 will be back up there again!)

I look forward to all the stories that 2017 has to offer…. thanks for reading & following! ❤

Happy anniversary, Cliffy

One year ago today, 9 March, I adopted Cliffy. I took in this adorable, shy little cat who had been found by a friend so that he could be given a good home and hopefully a much better life than what he had been introduced to so far in his short existence.

And although I am a major pet lover, I had never had a cat before and I had NO idea how much this little guy would come to mean to me. He is my everything at the moment and I do not go one day where I do not look forward to going home to him and his little meows and lots of cuddles.

Thank you, Cliffy, for being the most amazing (albeit unfriendly to strangers) and loving cat around! I could not wish for a better cuddler and companion in my life! 😛

Happy anniversary!

Happy anniversary!