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How a Spontaneous Travel Decision Landed Me in Egypt for Life

How a Spontaneous Travel Decision Landed Me in Egypt for Life.

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a different view

I have only posted a few times in the past months, life has been full and time just sweeps by. But it has also been because I have not felt inclined to write, and at the same time having too … Continue reading

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Mystery of the Australian soldier in Cairo, 1914.

As commemorations of the 100th anniversary of the start of World War 1 are beginning in Europe, it is timely to share this story of a young Australian soldier who spent some of the last enjoyable days of his life … Continue reading

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Winter begins – Red Sea sunsets

Cold nights are back, and clouds. Sharm sunrises, late afternoons and sunsets are even more beautiful than they are in summer, with the light playing through the clouds. Too cold to swim after dark now, instead it is time for … Continue reading

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Weddings with a Difference

I have been off the blog, but the writing does not stop … I am delighted to have 3 articles in the new issue of Magnificent magazine (Egypt) It is now online at http://www.scribd.com/doc/184857196/wedding-issue-2013 You can read the entire issue … Continue reading

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Summer

After more than 2 years here, I am still surprised by how quickly the seasons change. Spring and Autumn don’t really exist. One week it is Winter, the next it is Summer. I brought with me from Australia many clothes … Continue reading

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The odd one

Sometimes you feel you are really getting to know the place and people. On other days in Egypt it is so obvious that you are a foreigner, both to others and to yourself. No matter how much you learn, or … Continue reading

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