Monthly Archives: March 2015

An Interior Ministry runs through it

                Note: this is a patriotic felucca not the Nile Taxi. I used the Nile Taxi service for the first time yesterday. Boarding the boat involved two fights and the near arrest of … Continue reading

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Progress

There is no doubt some bloke sitting in some distant corner of Egyptian bureaucracy who genuinely believes that building a new capital city is the answer to Egypt’s problems. He’s probably the same genius who suggested building walls in downtown … Continue reading

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Cheesed off

I had a mildly sectarian incident caused by pasta on my flight to England. I had requested a vegan meal while booking my ticket online and knew even as I ticked the box on the website that the chances of … Continue reading

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