UAE twitter round-up: Where to cook and what to wear

Every week, Felicity Campbell rounds up the best of the UAE's tweets. This week: keep your house safe over the summer, where to go for cooking lessons and enter our poll over #UAEDressCode.

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We've been asking ourselves this @jarofjuice, let us know when you find out the answer. "Why is Middle Earth a fertile soil for conflict?"

As you get ready for your summer jollies you might want to take this advice from @ExpatWomanDubai about your home security. "Summer In Dubai - Home Security Tips: Don't leave home without reading our vacation tips! It is very common...".


Here at @lifeNationalUAE we've got together a summer treat for you. "A dab hand in the kitchen or barely able to make toast? We round up the best #cooking classes for all skill levels".

Also "Working women in UAE most ambitious globally"

And lastly, a surprising bust at DXB International: "That ol' black magic leads to bust at #Dubai airport vials of blood, sorcery incantations, you know the usual".


@dxbdiva needed a little help. "Just bought this haha well needs must! Professional Home Cleaning via //".

Go to @TheDubaiMall to "grab the classiest of collection for ladies and kids from M&Co, The Dubai Mall, at its FANTASTIC SALE of up to 50".


This week we see a return of #BringTimmyHome and the #UAEDressCode.

Timmy MacColl, a British Royal Navy sailor, went missing in Dubai two weeks ago. The 27-year-old, from Scotland, has not been heard from since leaving Rock Bottom Cafe in the Regent Palace Hotel at 2am on Sunday, May 27. Despite reports that the Scot had been put in a taxi by his fellow sailors, there is a possibility that he got into a cab with two other people, neither of whom have been named.

@ukinuae "Have you seen Timmy MacColl ?? British man who has been missing in Dubai since 27 May 2012. #findtimmy #bringtimmyhome".

@carolineindubai: "RT @missingabroad: Please RT Timmy Maccoll is still missing in Dubai #bringtimmyhome #FINDTIMMY #Dubai #missingpeople".

While the debate on #UAEDressCode rages on, the FNC Council was scheduled to meet today to address whether to make covering everything between the shoulders and knees mandatory. We think that while living in or visiting an Islamic country, this is not too much to ask.

@UAEDressCode "#UAEDressCode UAE is well known as Arabic & Islamic country & its welcoming environment. Kindly respect & apply the dress code in public."

@Audiomonkee "FNC to argue tomorrow to make @UAEDressCode a law... to support respectful dress- what are your thoughts?"

@rod_ster "UAE culture minister to be quizzed on dress code I think giving leaflets at the airport maybe a bit late. #UAEDressCode."