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The meat co., and fossil rock

The meat co., and fossil rock So it may seem that we are red meat mad from this blog but finding a good steak here is harder than you may think. Anyway we met up with some MORE South African friends, who were here escaping from Iran for some R&R, on Thursday night last week at the Meat Co in the Souk Al Bahar, which is near the Burj Dubai tower (at 1km when complete it will be the tallest building in the world apparently). This Souk (or shopping mall if you like) has been designed to look old fashioned and almost Moroccan, although not having been to Morocco this is only a guess you understand. Unfortunately the metro and road construction all around the Old Town Island, where this development is located, made it rather a challenging place to a) find and b) get into, but we made it in the end. The nice thing about the Meat Co, apart from the SA meat of course, is that the waiters are all imported too, so it’s a real home away from home, with them singing shozaloza with the happ

Alice in couture land...

Alice in couture land Some of the girls and I were talking about our favourite VOGUE shoots tonight. The Alice in Wonderland shoot with Natalia Vodianova was one of my favourites. I just loved the whole concept and that all the designers were involved. Natalia's facial expressions are so perfect for the storyline too. Beautiful shoot!

Glass Furniture, Mirrored Furniture, Modern Venetian Mirrors

Glass Furniture, Mirrored Furniture, Modern Venetian Mirrors - A mirror by the front door is handy for checking one's hair is tidy, of course. But mirrors are far more than simple looking-glasses; used imaginatively, they can create the illusion of space or camouflage less-than-perfect features. Glass is hugely versatile and can also be surprisingly tough. Mirrored furniture, fire-surrounds, and even glass floors can add a clean, elegant sparkle to a room. A mirror by the front door is handy for checking one's hair is tidy, of course. But mirrors are far more than simple looking-glasses; used imaginatively, they can create the illusion of space or camouflage less-than-perfect features. Glass is hugely versatile and can also be surprisingly tough. Mirrored furniture, fire-surrounds, and even glass floors can add a clean, elegant sparkle to a room. Martin, managing director of Chandeliersandmirrors.co.uk, says that this versatility means he might be working on a loft apart

Bathroom Wall Mirrors

Bathroom Wall Mirrors If your bathroom is in need of an update and you are looking for inexpensive ways to reinvigorate the space, consider adding a frame to your mirror. Most of us have a boring sheet glass mirror hanging on the wall, yet it serves as the focal point of our bathroom. What can you do to add some pizazz to this important bathroom fixture? You could pull it down and purchase a framed mirror to hang in its place, but that leads to the expense of removal and disposal. Furthermore there's the cost to fix the paint or wallpaper behind the mirror. Why not frame the existing mirror to give it a custom look found in high-end homes and design magazines? Framing a mirror can be easily handled by anyone from the do-it-yourselfer to the husband or wife that's all thumbs. Depending on your skill level and budget, there are several ways to complete a mirror framing project: For those that want professional help, a carpenter or cabinet builder is a great place to start. W