Tawila is an Arabic adjective that means tall.  In this form, the gender definition is feminine, as signified by the vowel ending. So let me tell you a few tall yarns, just for the hell of it. Today began badly: no internet service, again. I figured it was time to pay the bill, so … Continue reading Tawila

Athena Taverna Review — Part I

Gouna's 13-hour Winter nights are really starting to grate. The bone chilling cold inside the house -- a function of the stone-cold, carpetless floor, which makes the villa feel like a dry, airless. pneumonia-inducing mausoleum, is unhelpful in that regard. I have never quite experienced cold like this. It permeates your body down to your … Continue reading Athena Taverna Review — Part I