Honestly, you’d think I’d be used to this by now, but the red-tape and whiplash-inducing reversals of the various bureaucracies of the sub-continent continue to infuriate me. After being told on Thursday that my visa to India had been approved, I raced down to the visa services center to drop off my passport. That, Read More

Finally. My Indian visa has been approved and my long sojourn in Dubai is coming to an end. This is also the beginning of The Journey. From Delhi, to the rest of the world.

On a quick run to the Mall of the Emirates to pick up a wireless keyboard for the iPad, I saw two things that made me appreciate the singularness of Dubai, even if I think I would find it unsatisfying for very long. A tall, thin Western bloke, standing ramrod straight on one of, Read More