Category Archives: Books

Wishing you happiness and great holiday reading (Christmas day)

“People take different roads seeking fulfillment and happiness. Just because they’re not on your road doesn’t mean they’ve gotten lost.” Dalai Lama I do not celebrate Christmas, but as it is a time to wish happiness and blessings, I wish … 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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Inside out

A longer than usual break since my last post. My life has changed completely, and ironically given what I wrote in the last entry. I have been too emotional to write since, and I am still coming to terms with … Continue reading

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Siwa photographs book

I have just published my first small book of photographs of Siwa. You can view each page and order: http://www.blurb.com/books/2461362 I receive $5.00 from each copy sold, the rest is the cost of publication. Your purchases will help me continue … Continue reading

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A day in Alexandria, first Mall trawl in 8 months.

My latest Alexandria visit involved the usual work chasing commitments, and some shopping for things I can’t get in Siwa, like contact lens solution and Habibi’s dry cat food. For the first time I visited one of the large malls, … Continue reading

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calligraphic art

In addition to my own ramblings, I am going to start posting articles about books that relate to my life and surrounding cultural and social issues, so any of you that are interested can share in my ongoing education into … Continue reading

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some books about Siwa

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