Zeena

Another astonishingly beautiful day in El Gouna, Egypt, so beautiful in fact that I am reminded of the Arabic word Zeena -- it means decoration, and Gouna with her easily dismissed beauty seems like a prop to what is actually going on in the world. The weather is cool, again, but not cold, and the…

My name is not Mister

Stunningly beautiful day today in El Gouna; there's whitecaps in the Red Sea: the cool North breeze is blowing away all the skeeters and flies. So I decided to go to West Golf one last time to see Sandy the cat at the villa where I spent the last three months. Met the pool guy…

What’s not to love?

        17 days left before I leave El Gouna, Egypt. Today there was no wind in Gouna in the morning, but it picked up quite a bit, later in the day, creating a sandstorm and turbulent seas, and the wooden front door rattled all night. The villa I'm renting till April 14th…