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from the archives: all over the world, i tell people where to go

On our recent trip to Oregon and California, I made a note every time someone asked me for directions. That may seem like an odd thing to track -- unless you're well-established as a magnet for The Lost. Not the spiritually lost. The physically lost and uncertain.On this trip, we remembered three times: near the dog park in Berkeley, on a street corner in San Francisco, in a parking lot in Portland. It's possible there were others we didn't note and forgot. We shared a laugh: it still happens....
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Spider Chrysanthemum and What Not to Take to a French Dinner Party

The plant identifier app that I use claimed it King Protea which I knew wasn't right. The photos the app shared were nothing like the flower in my photo.  Thank you for the suggestions Leonie was the first to tell me it’s name it is a spider  My friend Mary (we were in a monastery together) sent me this article... "...Cultivated as an herb in China for more than 3,500 years, the chrysanthemum represents nobility and is considered one of the four gentlemen: the pure and defiant recluse that re...
Tags: Travel, France, China, America, States, Husband, Jack, Mary, Leonie, French la Vie


Wales to offer more Covid test choices for inbound travellersWales to offer more Covid test choices for inbound travellers

Welsh residents will be able to use private providers
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Fast Food-Cook wanted in Canada

  Location:   Saskatoon Do you enjoy working in Fast Food restaurants? Come join us as a  cook  in this amazing opportunity that leads to a Permanent Residence in Canada. Job Duties: Prepare and cook complete meals or individual dishes as per the recipes of the restaurantCook food items by applying methods to specified recipes and standardsInspect kitchen and food service areasMaintain cleanliness and comply with food sanitation requirements by properly handling food and ensuring correct stor...
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Light Duty Cleaner position in British Columbia, Canada

  Location:  Elkford BC  Job Duties: Sweep, mop, wash, wax, and polish floors as well as put away materials Dust furniture and vacuum carpeting and area rugs, draperies, and upholstered furniture as well as other fabric areas Attend to customers requests to re-supplies areas as required Clean, disinfect, and polish kitchen and bathroom fixtures and appliances (Covid Prevention) Clean and disinfect public as well as corporate areas such as changing rooms, showers, and elevatorsPick up debris an...
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INCREDIBLE Danish Dream Cake!

As the name suggests, this Danish Dream cake is an absolute dream. With the softest vanilla butter cake base and a topping of caramelised coconut this is a simple but oh so utterly rewarding cake! This is a pushy recipe Dear Reader! I called her Hella.
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Thai AirAsia launches crowdfunding campaignThai AirAsia launches crowdfunding campaign

Crowdfunding now SEC regulated in Thailand
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Early education can play a powerful role in fostering inclusion

The positive effect on the children has spilled over into the local community and improved social cohesion The post Early education can play a powerful role in fostering inclusion appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Education, Teachers, Unesco, Croatia, Roma, Preschool, Openaccess, Pandemic, United Nations Educational, G7 Summit, COVID-19, Scientific And Cultural Organisation, Global Education Monitoring Report, Global Partnership Strategy, Orehovica, Pre-primary School


#UAE’s Brooge Petroleum Takes First Oil at Expanded Storage Site - Bloomberg

UAE’s Brooge Petroleum Takes First Oil at Expanded Storage Site - Bloomberg Brooge Energy Ltd. received its first oil cargo at a newly completed section of the company’s Middle East storage terminal as it expands to meet demand for ship fuel and other products amid growing regional trade.The New York-listed company has fully contracted out the additional storage capacity, which includes tanks for storing clean petroleum products and crude oil, Brooge said in a statement. Brooge didn’t say who ...
Tags: Travel, New York, Bloomberg, Middle East, Abu Dhabi, Uae, Strait Of Hormuz, Red Sea, Persian Gulf, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Brooge, Brooge Petroleum and Gas Investment Co, United Arab Emirates Fujairah, Brooge Petroleum Takes First Oil, Expanded Storage Site Bloomberg Brooge Energy Ltd, UAE 's Gulf of Oman


UPDATE 1- #Dubai's Emaar hires Emirates NBD for sale of e-commerce business Namshi - sources | Reuters

UPDATE 1-Dubai's Emaar hires Emirates NBD for sale of e-commerce business Namshi - sources | Reuters Dubai’s Emaar has picked Emirates NBD to advise it on the sale of fashion e-commerce business Namshi, sources said.Emaar Malls, the retail arm of Dubai’s biggest developer, Emaar Properties, bought a 51% stake in Namshi from Global Fashion Group for $151 million in 2017 and the remaining 49% in 2019 for about $130 million.Emaar is now weighing options to sell the business either through an outr...
Tags: Travel, Dubai, Namshi, Reuters, Emirates NBD, SPAC, Emaar Properties, Global Fashion Group, Emaar, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Emaar Malls, Reuters Dubai


Premier League team Wolves signs Royal Caribbean as sponsorPremier League team Wolves signs Royal Caribbean as sponsor

Cruise operator becomes club's official training wear partne
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England drops vaccine passport plan for nightclubsEngland drops vaccine passport plan for nightclubs

Gov't U-turn welcomed by clubbing industry
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Stocks in Mideast Decline on Growth Concerns: Inside EM - Bloomberg

Stocks in Mideast Decline on Growth Concerns: Inside EM - Bloomberg Saudi Arabian stocks led a decline in the Middle Eastern equities markets on Sunday triggered by concern over the strength of U.S. stock markets after the S&P 500 fell for five straight days. The extent of the drop was mitigated by gains in oil prices. MIDDLE EASTERN MARKETS: Tadawul All Share Index ended down 0.66% Traders focused on the IPO of Saudi Telecom Co.’s internet-services unit which closes for institutional inve...
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DFM to introduce 3 new equity futures contracts | Markets – Gulf News

DFM to introduce 3 new equity futures contracts | Markets – Gulf News The Dubai Financial Market (DFM) announced that it is planning to launch new equity futures contracts on individual stocks of three leading listed companies including; Dubai Investments, DFM Company and Shuaa Capital, on 19th September 2021, as part of its strategy to diversify investment opportunities.The new equity futures contracts shall bring total number of contracts to 33 on individual stocks of 11 listed companies wit...
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PCR tests set to be scrapped for returning vaccinated travellersPCR tests set to be scrapped for returning vaccinated travellers

They will be replaced by Lateral flow tests
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Saudia to resume flights to ManchesterSaudia to resume flights to Manchester

Jeddah-Nanchester route restarts in time for Christmas
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Plans for new Northern Marianas airline unveiledPlans for new Northern Marianas airline unveiled

Marianas Pacific Airlines plans to Link Australia, northeast Asia
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An aviation startup wants to revolutionize frequent flyer programs by letting travelers earn cryptocurrency simply by flying: Meet FlyCoin

Mongkol Foto/Shutterstock FlyCoin is a new fintech startup looking to offer flyers an alternative to traditional loyalty programs. Flyers can earn "FlyCoins" that can be exchanged for currencies such as bitcoin or US dollars. Ravn Alaska is currently participating in the program and Northern Pacific Airways will join once flights launch. See more stories on Insider's business page. Accruing cryptocurrency may soon be as easy as earning airline frequent flyer miles. FlyCoin is a new f...
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European, Middle Eastern & African Stocks - Bloomberg #UAE #Kuwait #Israel #SaudiArabia #Qatar close

European, Middle Eastern & African Stocks - Bloomberg #UAE #Kuwait #Israel #SaudiArabia #Qatar close [Author: [email protected] (Rupert Neil Bumfrey)]
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#UAE to Spend $6.5 Billion to Boost Private-Sector Jobs - Bloomberg

UAE to Spend $6.5 Billion to Boost Private-Sector Jobs - Bloomberg The United Arab Emirates will spend 24 billion dirhams ($6.5 billion) on a package of benefits and subsidies designed to reduce citizen unemployment by making private sector-jobs more attractive. As in much of the Gulf, the UAE government is the employer of choice, with many college graduates rebuffing offers from private companies while they wait for state jobs with better pay, benefits and working hours. Millions of foreigner...
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Dramatic video footage shows a couple being aggressive towards JetBlue flight attendants, then threatening to sue over mask dispute

A husband and wife were kicked off a JetBlue flight from Fort Lauderdale to San Diego. Getty Images JetBlue banned a couple from flying with the airline for failing to wear masks properly. Video of the incident shows the unnamed couple causing a ruckus on a Fort Lauderdale to San Diego flight. In the clip, the woman threatens to sue JetBlue. See more stories on Insider's business page. JetBlue banned a husband and wife from flying with the airline after refusing to wear face masks prop...
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Covid Oil Recovery: Russia Is the Canary in the OPEC+ Oil Mine - Bloomberg

Covid Oil Recovery: Russia Is the Canary in the OPEC+ Oil Mine - Bloomberg Russia is struggling to boost its oil production, even as its allowance under the latest OPEC+ agreement is rising. At least that’s what the current data show. If it’s true, we ought to be worried.The country is the largest of the allies that joined with the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries last year to agree to a record cut in oil production as Covid-19 slashed fuel demand. Now, as consumption recovers and...
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Three Mighty Documentaries at the Venice Film Festival - Part One - Becoming Led Zeppelin

Jimmy Page on the Red Carpet for Becoming Led ZeppelinPhoto: La Biennale di Venezia - ASAC by A. Avezzù (Venice, Italy) The Sala Grande on the Lido is one of my favorite cinemas to screen a film. The original theater was inaugurated on August 10, 1937 for the fifth edition of the Venice Film Festival. Over the years it has been expanded and improved until in 2011 it was completely overhauled and reconstructed, inspired by the original 1937 design by Luigi Quagliata. Normally it seats...
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Projects of the 50: new plan to get 75,000 Emiratis into private sector #UAE

Projects of the 50: new plan to get 75,000 Emiratis into private sector A series of major new projects were unveiled on Sunday to boost the UAE's economy and development in the years to come.At Qasr Al Watan, the Presidential Palace in Abu Dhabi, ministers set out the latest 13 items in the 'Projects of the 50' plan.The 13 relate to boosting the country's human capital and significantly boosting the number of Emiratis employed in the private sector.Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed, Deputy Prime Minist...
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MIDEAST STOCKS Major Gulf bourses in the red, #AbuDhabi index below record peak | Reuters

MIDEAST STOCKS Major Gulf bourses in the red, Abu Dhabi index below record peak | Reuters Major stock markets in the Gulf fell in early trade on Sunday in response to Friday's slide on Wall Street, with the Abu Dhabi index easing from the previous session's record highs.U.S. main stock indexes finished lower on Friday after data showing persistent U.S. inflation dampened optimism about an easing in U.S.-China tensions after a call between President Joe Biden and China's Xi Jinping. read moreSa...
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UAE to allocate $6.5 bln to create 75,000 private sector jobs for citizens - Twitter | Reuters

UAE to allocate $6.5 bln to create 75,000 private sector jobs for citizens - Twitter | Reuters The United Arab Emirates government will allocate 24 billion dirhams ($6.53 billion) to create 75,000 private sector jobs for citizens over the next five years, it said on Sunday on Twitter. [Author: [email protected] (Rupert Neil Bumfrey)]
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