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Meet the world’s second fittest teen… and he’s from Abu Dhabi

Meet the world’s second fittest teen… and he’s from Abu Dhabi

We talk to the world’s second fittest teen about why young people here should strive for their goals Seven months ago, Amir Fahmy was just a teenager who liked doing the occasional CrossFit session a few times a week. But …

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5 minutes with… Golf legend Gary Player

5 minutes with… Golf legend Gary Player

We caught up with the 81-year-old to find out how he keeps in such great shape and how he wants to be remembered There’s not much left for Gary Player to achieve in golf after winning 165 tournaments on six …

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Find out who’s helping people in the capital get the write stuff

Find out who’s helping people in the capital get the write stuff

We sit down with author and writing coach Janet to talk 4.30am wake-up calls and the importance of setting goals With over 750 members, Abu Dhabi Writers’ Workshop helps beginner and seasoned fiction writers hone their skills with a goal of …

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INTERVIEW: We chat with American Masterchef Graham Elliot

INTERVIEW: We chat with American Masterchef Graham Elliot

Ahead of his stint at Gourmet Abu Dhabi, we chat with TV personality and masterchef Graham Elliot to find out what inspired his cooking style and what he’s looking forward to about Christmas… You’re a well-seasoned chef – no pun …

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Five minutes with Pakistani bowler Mohammad Amir

Five minutes with Pakistani bowler Mohammad Amir

As Pakistan and the West Indies continue their series of UAE matches, we speak with Pakistani bowler Mohammad about his spot-fixing controversy and returning to the game after a four-year ban You came into the sport at a very young age. …

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INTERVIEW: Olympic star and swimming coach Keri-Anne Payne

INTERVIEW: Olympic star and swimming coach Keri-Anne Payne

As new Olympic-led swimming camp TriScape is set to make a splash in the capital, we chat to double world champion and coach Keri-Anne Payne on getting in the water… What is it that drew you into open water swimming? Every …

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INTERVIEW: 5 minutes with golf course superintendent Dan Clarke

INTERVIEW: 5 minutes with golf course superintendent Dan Clarke

Managing a team of 65, Dan is responsible for ensuring the 140 hectare course at Abu Dhabi Golf Club is up to scratch. We talk about making grass grow in the desert and creating a course worthy of fame Describe …

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5 minutes with…Emirati chef Bader Najeeb

5 minutes with…Emirati chef Bader Najeeb

For chef Bader Najeeb, it all started out on Instagram. At the tender age of 18, the young Emirati was already garnering a following on the social media site for his culinary inventions. And at age 20, he’s putting Emirati …

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Entertainment: 5 minutes with… actor Ewan Goddard

Entertainment: 5 minutes with… actor Ewan Goddard

As British theatre group Sell A Door bring James and the Giant Peach to Abu Dhabi, we sit down with 27-year-old Ewan Goddard, aka James, to find out why theatre is so magical, and what it’s really like inside a …

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5 minutes with…Circo restaurateur Mauro Maccioni

5 minutes with…Circo restaurateur Mauro Maccioni

His father Sirio Maccioni voyaged from Tuscany to New York and forged one of the most legendary restaurants in the 70s: Le Cirque – home to all the stars. Just over a year ago, Mauro brought the Tuscan magic to …

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