This weekend trip to Sharjah has nabbed a place in my favourite list. I witnessed the true devotion of people to their homeland this weekend in Sharjah. The programme scheduled for this year’s Flag Day showed the military’s powerful systems – and its sacrifices. It ended with a fabulous airshow that painted the sky with the four colours of the UAE flag. Patriotism is a service to the country and to witness it, makes individuals fill with pride.