So what was it like having a child in Egypt? Well…….the hospital was…..OMG the doctor really…..and then there was the woman next to us who nearly died……and the staff and their tips it was…….but at least we have managed to get him an Egyptian birth certificate……… that’s a few posts at least so you’ll have to stay tuned I don’t have time right now Beebo is crying.
Elections take place tomorrow. Big day. If it happens. Strange thing though. My brother (remember him?) and I are discussing the situation in Egypt (again) in the reception area of our building and he tells me the funniest story. Yesterday he was talking to an Egyptian about elections and the Egyptian points to his Lacoste shirt [...]
I saw the ruler of Abu Dhabi today in Cairo. I was stood near the doorway of the bank. It was National Bank of Abu Dhabi next to Choueifat School in New Cairo to be exact. His eyes were peering down on me from above. He looked very majestic I must admit. He certainly looks [...]
My brother in law was recently married. He is Sudanese and his wife is half English half Egyptian (London to Cairo – see what I did there? – yeah – and I got more) It was my first wedding in Egypt and it was a massive affair. Since then I have been to numerous weddings [...]
Midan Tahrir (or Tahrir Square) is near the centre of town and it’s where you will find three important buildings. Firstly El Mogama (The Administrative Building) on the South side where you will need to go to sort out all your passport and residency permits, then the AUC (American University Cairo) on the East side [...]