• “As everyone here in Dubai is, here in this lovely little melting pot, all these races gathered together, loathing one another. “ (20/07/09 - 0  # )
  • “If you take the Big Bus Tour of Dubai – the passport to a pre-processed experience of every major city on earth – you are fed the propaganda-vision of how this happened. “Dubai’s motto is ‘Open doors, open minds’,” the tour guide tells you in clipped tones, before depositing you at the souks to buy camel tea-cosies. “Here you are free. To purchase fabrics,” he adds. As you pass each new monumental building, he tells you: “The World Trade Centre was built by His Highness…” But this is a lie. The sheikh did not build this city. It was built by slaves. They are building it now.” (08/04/09 - 0  # )