Queen’s Jubilee & Dubai Turtle Rehabilitation Project – June 2012

Patriotic Celebrations begin!
Patriotic Celebrations begin!

The beginning of this month is all terribly patriotic with the Union Jack flying alongside the UAE flag above the Tribe’s school, in celebration of the Queen’s Jubilee. An indoor street party is followed by an indoor garden party – it seems that the children are all inside for quite the opposite reason that they are back in the UK. The school is full of frightfully British fare with platters of iced fairy cakes (not cupcakes!), cucumber sandwiches, meringues and scones with clotted cream to name but a few. Probably not quite the same as the celebrations in Abbotts Ann, but it makes us feel terribly proud to be British nonetheless. This merriment is followed by the school’s own Euro football tournament (this is held outside) and for those of an Irish extraction, in this tournament, Ireland wins! Continue reading Queen’s Jubilee & Dubai Turtle Rehabilitation Project – June 2012