To be fair, most of those irritations I'd be complaining about wherever I lived. I complained about much the same in Australia before we moved back here.
Overall of course I think the positives outweigh the negatives, otherwise I wouldn't stay.
The positives include nice little irrelevant things that you come across, such as this on Beach Road in Jumeirah last evening.
We were off to China Times for the always excellent food and passed a house celebrating a wedding: