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Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Almost Half My Life Ago

Today's six images are new to the Internet. However, they were actually photos snapped between 25 and 30 years ago. 

After getting home in the spring, I bought a dedicated photo scanner with the goal of getting rid of a huge box of old, personal photo albums. The images were paper dating back before my first job out of college in 1981. Most were taken overseas in countries where I worked or visited. Even photos from our first years in Canada were inside the heavy cardboard container as digital cameras weren't available in 1996. 

This summer, I've put over 1700 of them on Flickr; however, that's a small dent in the 34.2K photos now found under my account. Today's batch of 68 was taken between 1991 and 1996.  They were all of my time in Dubai when I was working at the old campus of the Higher Colleges of Technology - Dubai Men's. Lots were staff functions but quite a number were simply around the Foundations building too. 

In mid-November, we are planning to head back to Dubai for a month.  We wanted to take in the Dubai Expo and further explore what's happened in the city where we lived for five years.  Our last visit to DXB was a five-night stopover in 2015.  We are using Dubai as a jumping-off spot for the rest of our winter away.

Higher Colleges of Technology - Dubai Men's

Higher Colleges of Technology - Dubai Men's

Higher Colleges of Technology - Dubai Men's

Higher Colleges of Technology - Dubai Men's

Higher Colleges of Technology - Dubai Men's

Higher Colleges of Technology - Dubai Men's


1 comment:

Angela said...

Lots of familiar faces there! Angela

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