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SCE to hold meeting with expat engineers

The Saudi Council of Engineers (SCE) will hold a meeting this week with the chairmen of foreign engineers and architects’ groups at its headquarters in the Saudi capital. 106 more words

Expat Life

Affluence brings about as many problems as poverty. Discuss.

Affluence brings about as many problems as poverty. Discuss.


Hook à We have a roof over our head; we have instant internet connection; at least one member in your household probably owns a smartphone or tablet device – to not possess any of the above today seems almost unheard of. 449 more words

Essay Outlines

first-world problem - August 27


worst dinner out

terrible service in

an expensive setting.

slow, graceless


and uncaring


a first-world problem.

while people starve

who would wait half… 13 more words


Israel expat says worker told her to steer clear of gas station

An employee at a South Florida gas station allegedly told a customer that she was no longer welcome because she is an Israeli.

The Jewish owner of the Shell station said he was looking into the allegations by the customer, a woman originally from Tel Aviv and a resident of Coral Springs for the past 15 years. 173 more words

Expat Life

Ice Bucket Challenge

What a symbol of affluence eh?

Where I live though, water is a precious resource – renewable yes – but still precious.  There have been a couple of times already where there were issues with our plumbing and fresh water was not readily available – we can’t just go next door and town is a bit of a drive. 148 more words

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Your Present Hexagram

Supreme success! Like the proverbial pot of gold at the end of the rainbow, a person whose fortunes have turned for the better shines as bright. 1,247 more words