Monthly Archives: May 2011

What the Arab Revolutionaries Can Learn From the Lebanese

Yesterday I wrote about what the Lebanese should learn from the Arab Revolutions. But like with so many other things in life, learning is rarely a one way street. And after having spent a month and a half in Egypt … Continue reading

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What the Lebanese Can Learn From the Arab Revolutions

I think most everyone around the world can agree that this has been an extraordinary spring in the Middle East. Things I never in dreamed would happen have happened not only in one, but in two, three, four and more … Continue reading

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Flirting Egyptian style

I was at the exhibition of Cairo Photo Marathon the other day, which was a fun, interesting and very eye-opening experience on a number of levels. The participants choseĀ either the six- or 12-hour round and were given a new headline … Continue reading

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To the women of Egypt

I need help. I really want to fit in here in Cairo, but am having some trouble. When I first arrived in Beirut, someone told me that I might as well give up any ambitions of ever having Lebanese girlfriends. … Continue reading

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