ED­I­TOR’S LET­TER

What's On (Dubai) - - EDITOR’S LETTER -

I love a list. I love hav­ing some­thing writ­ten down, clear and con­cise, that can be ticked off in an or­derly fash­ion as I go along. Done it, done it, needs to be done.

Lists ap­peal to my in­ner ob­ses­sive – and when I start a list, I need to fin­ish it. Tick it all off. All ac­counted for, all done, tick, tick, tick.

I’m like that even for fun – when I’m col­lect­ing some­thing (records, train­ers, what­ever), I’m a com­pletist, so I can’t just have one or two of them, I have to have the en­tire back cat­a­logue. Of course I do – so I can tick them off the list.

(Yeah, I ap­pre­ci­ate there are prob­a­bly a few ama­teur psy­chol­o­gists – and maybe the odd pro­fes­sional psy­chol­o­gist, too – mak­ing some very de­scrip­tive notes about now.) Imag­ine my de­light, then, at this month’s What’s

On cover fea­ture – the ul­ti­mate list for Dubai – fifty, fun Dubai things you have to do and, of course, tick off your list.

Away from ob­ses­sive list tick­ing, this month we’ve also ex­plored Dubai’s eco side (p18), checked out the city’s bur­geon­ing live mu­sic scene (p42), and bring you ev­ery­thing you need to know about eat­ing ve­gan in the emi­rate (p34).

En­joy the is­sue.

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