Life In Cairo

My First Week With Egyptian Neighbours, And Loving Every Minute Of It!

I thought id tell you about a little incident we had last week... Well it was mayor panic mode incident at the time, but looking back now it just makes me furious, as most of the stuff that happens in this country does! But first let me just explain what Egyptian neighbours are like... Nosey,… Continue reading My First Week With Egyptian Neighbours, And Loving Every Minute Of It!

Life In Cairo, Salon Life

When Rats And Snails Collide They Throw S*** At You, And Your Dreams Are Over… The Closing Of A Business Not Open Yet!

The last month I've been super busy trying to get the salon finished and open.. I mean it's about time right, 6 months to paint and lay some flooring in a 24m2 salon, should NOT take this long... About two weeks ago the engineer (Lets call him a snail because he is so slow!), finally… Continue reading When Rats And Snails Collide They Throw S*** At You, And Your Dreams Are Over… The Closing Of A Business Not Open Yet!

Life In Cairo, Salon Life, Uncategorized

Part 1 Of Opening A Business In The World’s Most Insane Country To Open A Business In…

A few years ago I was young and bored and decided to start a blog on my new Cairo adventure... I had a lot of thoughts and I spent many lonely hours talking to myself. I thought (yes that's all I did...) that I would put those thoughts in a blog, so that other people… Continue reading Part 1 Of Opening A Business In The World’s Most Insane Country To Open A Business In…

Life In Cairo, Mother Life, Pilot Life

Purchasing A Car, Flying With An Infant And Carseat, And Where Is The Egyptian Common Sense People?

Lately I've been super mentally stressed, so I've kinda been dreading sitting down to write a post on my blog. The process of going through all these negative emotions have been a little scary! When you feel like your brain already is about to explode with emotions... But I decided to put my big girl… Continue reading Purchasing A Car, Flying With An Infant And Carseat, And Where Is The Egyptian Common Sense People?

Life In Cairo, Mother Life

An Extremely Loud Woman, A Crying Baby And Loads Of Egyptian Safety Issues! Baby Related!

Since becoming a mom I have become the most unsocial person on earth! Not because I choose to be unsocial, well honestly maybe it is, because Id rather be chilling on my sofa watching tv making sure my baby sleeps well the whole day... Than running around Cairo meeting friends and having a grumpy baby… Continue reading An Extremely Loud Woman, A Crying Baby And Loads Of Egyptian Safety Issues! Baby Related!

Life In Cairo, Mother Life

What All Mothers Want To Scream Out And Why I Please You To Stop Giving Me Crappy Tips…

Since I became a mother there are several new things I have had to learn/overcome! I bet these are things that nearly all new mothers go through, or maybe I am just surrounded by a lot of super annoying nosey people! Nobody knows how to be the perfect mom, hell what is the answer to… Continue reading What All Mothers Want To Scream Out And Why I Please You To Stop Giving Me Crappy Tips…

Life In Cairo, Life In Norway

Registering A Child With No Help From The Stupid Lost Meeting Woman In Cairo!

I thought id share with you the super easy process of registering a new-born child, born in Norway with a Norwegian mother and an Egyptian father... Sounds pretty simple right? Well what if I tell you that the two months I spent in Norway after the birth were ONLY waiting for a passport in order… Continue reading Registering A Child With No Help From The Stupid Lost Meeting Woman In Cairo!