Monthly Archives: August 2014

Genius

Cool in Cairo – how awesome is this? My best friend had one of these when she was in the ME and I’m so excited to have one. It’s a cupboard for drying your wet dishes. They’re all hidden away … Continue reading

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Signs of home

You know you’re settled when Fridge Phonics is up. And a few cards up from our friends at home.

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Stocking up

Today we blitzed Carrefour to get some bits for the house – just a couple of trollies. And we got it all in the taxi!

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Our new home

We’re in – and it feels wonderful. We can start making a home for ourselves. It’s gorgeous but a bit dirty – but in Egypt that’s just a part of life!

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Trees!

Cairo. So far it is exactly like I imagined – but green! There are trees. There are birds. It is the Middle East – but green. It is hot, it is noisy, there are buildings everywhere, there are calls to … Continue reading

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All packed up

These are pictures of all our worldly possessions. About 35 boxes in storage, 7 suitcases and 3 holdalls. It was stressful and fraught and it involved a few late nights, but on the whole it was a success and our … Continue reading

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