Zamalek, fein?

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?

It’s not easy being an expat

Okay, so I had my fun last week writing various satirical posts, which I thought were deeply amusing. Unfortunately, my wife did not share this view; she may not be alone in that regard. So enough with the snotty, lead balloon humor. We leave for Tavira on September 17th. I would have had time to … Continue reading It’s not easy being an expat