Here are a bunch of Dubai/Sharjah links for those who want to find out more.
The most popular of the English newspapers is the Gulf News. Another is the Khaleej Times which has been going for 20 years.
The first site which I found before coming out to Dubai was this one.
To get an idea of our local Weather try this site.
To get the latest tunes try Free 96.7 Pretty damn good radio - lotsa Ozzies.
Another new site about Sharjah can be found here.
Good site for expat information on the Emirates.
Some new Dubai sites are GoDubai , DubaiCity , and the Dept of Tourism site which has a good picture of the creek.
Lastly a link to the Dubai World Trade Centre
Some Business Pages
Compunet2010 is a Sharjah based computer company offering COMPLETE Computer, IT and Networking Solutions - under the Britbabwean Management of Roger Bin Wilkin!
Other South Africans Worldwide Pages:www.sagroupdubai.com - The Best Link to Dubai & The UAE !
Mark and Ally and the Family - South Africa
The homepage of South Africans Worldwide
Grant Kruger - Mississippi
Qradio - News & Stuff
Colin D's Page - South Africans in Canada
Danie van der Merwe - Cape Town - my best man
Carmel's Page - Sax Player from New Zealand
Any more interesting ones - please let me know. Other links appear on the relevant pages.