The Perfect Cup: Birth of a Coffee Snob

While Abu Dhabi may have more coffee shops than most cities in the world, this does not at all mean that it is easy to find a good cup of coffee here. Quite the contrary. This city’s love affair with gathering over coffee does not extend to…

Unique Father’s Day Finds

I have to admit something: in the years since moving to Abu Dhabi, I have increasingly downplayed the celebration of Mother’s Day, to the disadvantage of my wife. This isn’t intentional, and seems to have resulted from the confusion amidst the utter ubiquity of various…

Father Figure: The Misdirection of #dadbod

So apparently “dad bod” is a thing now. Well, it’s always been a thing, but the recent social media storm of women expressing appreciation of this physique has given it a label. For the uninitiated; “dad bod” refers to the somewhat out-of-shape, untoned body that is…