Season for rich Arabs to parade in London has begun
The time has arrived; the annual invasion has begun. The streets of Belgravia, Knightsbridge and Mayfair have been taken over by Arabs and each year they come earlier and earlier.
These wealthy visitors spend like money’s water and their excess knows no bounds. They happily pay £35 for a club sandwich at Ladurée at Harrods and sit there on the terrace caked in the most pungent perfumes. A visit to the Lamborghini dealership in South Kensington is a must and the lobby of the Jumeirah Carlton Tower becomes “the office”.
Yesterday, an example of the differences between the men and women of this tribe was illustrated to my friends and I in a Walton Street restaurant. Sat at the next table to us was a muscled Arabic man in a T-shirt. His wife sat opposite in traditional garb. Neither spoke during their entire meal.
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