Today is the last day of the Gregorian calendar. The holiday blues will soon be over. This morning, I clicked through the front page stories of the newspapers that I read online: The NY Times, The NY Post (mainly for the coverage by Costello of the Jets), the Daily News (for the coverage by Manish … Continue reading The Saddest Year
The picture you see above is of the island in Cairo where I grew up. The red arrow shows the location of the apartment building where I spent my formative, teenage years. The greenery in the front part of the picture is the Gezira Club. This is where I literally spent the first 16 years … Continue reading Zamalek, fein?
First of all, I would like to thank everyone for their kind comments. My wife and I are leaving Tavira on Wednesday, which is just as well: it is suddenly cold and rainy, with ominously dark grey and purple heavy clouds rolling in from the direction of Spain and hovering low overhead; I doubt I'd … Continue reading Codacil