Omar and Faten

This is an experimental post that blends fiction and reality. The true reason for Helal’s mental breakdown was that he took to heart the Cosserian dictum, to wit, “Il n’a que les imbeciles qui écrive chaque jour,” as he brooded each evening by the Nile corniche under vanished trees planted long ago by the Khedive … Continue reading Omar and Faten


The word رائع (ra'ie<3>) means gorgeous and that is how the weather has been in Gouna the last two days. I have only 13 full days left in Egypt, then I return to America. My thoughts are already there, though I am enjoying immensely these last two weeks here. I went to Mood's yesterday for lunch, … Continue reading رائع