Tag Archives: Arabic

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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I’ve a feeling we’re not in Kansas anymore

I had never been to Egypt before moving to Cairo about three weeks ago, but I’d heard a lot about both country and city. So I knew that I was into quite a difference from Beirut. However, from what people … Continue reading

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Blog-on

I just came back from a three-day workshop in Amman for women bloggers from Denmark and the Middle East. It was really an amazing experience to meet so many smart and talented women and feel like everyone had something new … Continue reading

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We are family

Last week in my Arabic class we studied the words for different family members. As an exercise we were asked to write sentences using our new vocabulary. I quickly remembered the summer of 1987, where most of the family on … Continue reading

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