Last night I found myself in a diamond factory. One moment we were in the flashy well-lit store, looking at gems…. as you do on a Friday night. The next moment we were being led around the back to a small workroom full of Bengali Indians cutting, polishing and setting diamonds. You could say it was a quintessential Dubai moment.
The day started like it has done for the past week, teaching a class at my new place of employment Yoga Room in Jumeriah Lake Towers. I live just five minutes walk away in a neighbouring building. My apartment is on level one, which I love as I don’t have to waste time in the lift. Apparently it had been on the market for a while, as it seems most people don’t care about lifts and prefer a view.
I’ve spent the last week exploring my neighbourhood. I’ve worked out…
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