Category Archives: Art

Peace Road Designs – beautiful bags celebrate Egypt, and give back to community

Peace Road Designs are made in Dahab, South Sinai. Finding good quality souvenirs is not easy in Egypt, as I mentioned in a previous post, and I promised to follow up with some better examples of Egyptian or made in … Continue reading

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Om El-Sayed gets a makeover

My favourite statue in Sharm, the woman on the road that runs from Peace Road up to the cliff top, has been painted. And I am not sure I like it. In the slideshow you see her before and after. … Continue reading

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Sharmian – her real name revealed

today I am catching up on January by adding several posts, so if you don’t want to miss anything or get half the story, flip back and forwards for all posts dated 26 January. The new statue in Sharm that … Continue reading

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Sharm woman

Three weeks have disappeared, I have not been blogging but living. This included a visit to Sharm el Sheikh for work, and between every visit to Sharm there are some changes to observe as I travel between the familiar sights. … Continue reading

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New Hermopolis Cultural Village – a home and destination for Egyptian culture and creativity

This looks fascinating? amazing? where and what is this place? well the ideas behind this place are even more wonderful. New Hermopolis Cultural Village is an inspired project, but project is such an inadequate word to describe its aims and … Continue reading

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Siwa book and exhibition, and Magnificent magazine

Those in Cairo or Alex may be interested in this book and exhibition launch, tomorrow. And for more reading on the best places to visit in Egypt, I wrote the Hot Spots article in the November issue of Magnificent magazine, … Continue reading

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