April & May 2006
The last couple of months have been a bit of a roller-coaster ride
as we established ourselves in Abu Dhabi. The biggest headache was
finding an apartment - rents are rising vertically and demand is so
high, vacant flats are snapped up within hours. You have to rely on luck
and timing to grab one. We have finally managed and now live above Marks
& Spencers... on Sheikh Rasheed bin Saeed al Maktoum Street - trying
saying that after a couple at O'Reilly's!
the meantime, Nick has been settling in to Etihad and I initially taught
English for a couple of months but have now started a permanent job at
the British Council.
we're almost at the end of May, we're in our apartment - we have two
sofas and a bed but not much else... thank goodness for Ikea... and it
finally feels as though life is slotting back into the old routine!