I’ll try to get there on Saturday

13 May

Just now on my way into work, I heard on the radio that Emirates Palace (which is not, in fact, a Palace, but rather a palatial hotel) has installed the world’s first gold dispensing machine. 175 dirhams will buy you one gram.

In the interests of good blogging, I shall go and check it out. There’s an embroidery exhibition I’ve been meaning to visit anyway.

There’s an article on the front page of the paper. You can read it here (I recommend it).

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6 Responses to “I’ll try to get there on Saturday”

  1. elsewhere May 13, 2010 at 9:35 am #

    What are you going to do with it? Put it in your teeth?

  2. The Coffee Lady May 13, 2010 at 12:29 pm #

    But how much is 175 dirhams?

    • ThirdCat May 13, 2010 at 1:25 pm #

      52 Australian dollars or 32 pounds

      -the information given is of a general nature and is not intended to take the place of professional advice

  3. blue milk May 13, 2010 at 4:22 pm #

    Oh you must.

  4. SQ May 13, 2010 at 4:49 pm #

    Definitely. You have to. I especially like the bit in the article which refers to it being ‘a canny purchase for wives’. So true.

  5. ampersand duck May 16, 2010 at 7:57 am #

    It made the Canberra Times yesterday! LOL

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