22nd November 2020

Ranches Ladies Newsletter

2020’s Great Conjunction

Hello everyone. If you look into the night sky you can see the beautiful pairing of Jupiter, Saturn and the Moon. The clear skies of the UAE let you clearly observe this solar phenomenon. Some astronomers are calling it one of the biggest astrological events of our lifetime.

UK travel corridor between UK and UAE is official and fantastic news for both Dubai and Brits hoping to see their families. Check the details with your airline before flying

Remember to email us directly if you have any questions, comments or information about Ranches Ladies. Please contact Hayet, our President, Julia, our Vice president, or any member of the committee on ranches.ladies@gmail.com

Our website is http://www.arabianranchesladies.com and you can find us on FB and Instagram as Ranches Ladies


Please email Julia on ranches.ladies@gmail.com for more information about joining RL as Julia can arrange to meet you at Larte in Studio One Hotel on Tuesday mornings to complete the paperwork in a socially distanced manner

Ranches Ladies is encouraging past and new members to rejoin so that we are in a great position to start as soon as we get the go ahead from CDA

Tuesday Morning Social Meetings

Old Style Greetings

RL is waiting for approval to meet on a Tuesday but in the meantime our RL discount partner Studio One Hotel have announced that they holding a Christmas Bazaar on December 12th 2020 and everyone is welcome.

Email Jeanette on ranches.ladies@gmail.com to keep up to date with all developments

RL Circles News

Look at November’s Circle calendar on http://www.arabianranchesladies.com website

Walking Fitness Circle

Members of the Walking Fitness Circle are meeting at 7.30am outside Costa coffee at AR1 community centre every Monday. We are walking in socially distanced pairs, and walk for around an hour, finishing where we begin at Costa.

If you would like to join us please email Sara on ranches.ladies@gmail.com

RL Quilters

An unusually tidy sewing room

The next online RL Quilters meeting will be in December. Contact Sita on thequilterscircle@gmail.com for any quilting questions

Literary Lunch Circle

The December book choice is Avni Doshi’s Burnt Sugar. Avni Doshi is an American novelist currently based in Dubai and this book recently made the Booker shortlist. We will discuss it in January after the Christmas break

Karen can be contacted on ranches.ladies@gmail.com

The Book Circle

The next title will be revealed shortly. Jackie can be contacted on ranches.ladies@gmail.com

French Circle

or would you like to?

The French Circle is up and running virtually so if you would be interested in improving your language skills get in touch with Dominique on ranches.ladies@gmail.com. Classes are held every Sunday at 10am

Spanish Circle

The Spanish Circle has also restarted remotely this month led by Manoly. The times of the classes are:

Mondays 5.30pm for intermediates and Wednesdays 11.30am for beginners

Yoga Circle

Pilates Circle

On Wednesday at 2pm Philippa at Optimal Fitness is holding Pilates classes and offers RL members a discount on Zumba classes on Tuesday mornings. Email her on philippa@optimalfitness.ae

Please email RL on circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com for any more information and to sign up for any circles mentioned here or on the website http://www.arabianranchesladies.com Circle pages


Your RL membership card is your passport to great discounts from our dozens of discount partners. There have been some changes on our discounts pages so please take a look.  It’s a good idea to have a check before you book your hair appointment or to see the dentist to see which companies offer RL some great deals

Dubai Polo & Equestrian Club

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