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Egyptian Hospitality, Also Known As Force-Feeding Your Guests!

I recently had a very uncomfortable moment with Egyptian hospitality, and it made me think, what is Egyptian hospitality and how does it differ to other cultures I have encountered... Now let me tell you it was probably just as uncomfortable for my Egyptian husband and probably for the other couple we met too. I… Continue reading Egyptian Hospitality, Also Known As Force-Feeding Your Guests!

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Africas Best Hospital With A Doctor That Couldn’t Care Less…

So as my previous post mentioned I was due to visit Africa's best hospital also known as the 'highest quality and safest health care in Africa and the Middle East', as mentioned on their website! Nope this is not me advertising big for them, im just quoting their website! This hospital is located in 6th… Continue reading Africas Best Hospital With A Doctor That Couldn’t Care Less…

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Dependency In Egypt, Goat Killing Neighbours And Some Independence Advice…

Id love one day to write a happy post about everything that is lovely about this country, but unfortunately today is not the day, yet again! I have come to realise that Egyptians are a very, very, VERY, INCREDIBLY dependent bunch of people! Everyone is in everyone's business, and they believe its their right to… Continue reading Dependency In Egypt, Goat Killing Neighbours And Some Independence Advice…

Pregnant Life

A FEMALE DOCTOR?!?! Are YOU Crazy! Apparently I Was!

So lets discuss my recent extremely cosey doctors appointment with a lovely professional old lady! I did mention to a few people I was going to a female doctor for my first appointment... The Egyptians reactions was as if I was walking into a death trap! WHAT??? NO NO NO NO, YOU CANNOT go to… Continue reading A FEMALE DOCTOR?!?! Are YOU Crazy! Apparently I Was!

Pregnant Life

Drumroll please…… Drrrrr IM PREGNANT (Not handicapped, nor sick, just pregnant!)

AND IM BACK IN BUSINESS!!! I've had sooo many things to write about but I wanted the first post of the new year to be: IM PREGNANT! So I recently found out I was pregnant. From the start we have always said that ill give birth in Norway, as Egypt is not exactly known for… Continue reading Drumroll please…… Drrrrr IM PREGNANT (Not handicapped, nor sick, just pregnant!)

Pilot Life

Drunk Mental Passenger, Nice Captains, Business Class Fit For A Pilots Wife!

Continuing on from the last post... The second time we went to Johannesburg was a completely different story. This time the first office was the completely religious and socially awkward guy... and the two captains were SUPER nice! Oh and my husband was amazing, but you already know that! So this time we were doing… Continue reading Drunk Mental Passenger, Nice Captains, Business Class Fit For A Pilots Wife!

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Calling Internet Superman, Please Help Us! I NEED INTERNET!

And again the same happens... Over one month since my last post... I can assure you that if I could post once a week I would as trust me, I have plenty of crazy stories thrown at me... But its hard to post when the only thing you have is a mobile network that loads… Continue reading Calling Internet Superman, Please Help Us! I NEED INTERNET!

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The Day I Became A Wife And Learnt Never To Trust An Egyptian… Except For My Husband!

Dear diary.... I apologize with all my heart for being 'gone' for so long... Apparently when one is married the husband comes first! BUT, I aint got no problem putting my husband first... and IM BACK... I promise ill never be gone for this long again... So I got married, went on a honeymoon and… Continue reading The Day I Became A Wife And Learnt Never To Trust An Egyptian… Except For My Husband!

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Paperwork, Proof Of My Inner Thoughts And Being Declared Healthy Enough To Marry!

Continuation from the previous post... After we managed to get all our documents to the Norwegian embassy we had to get the only thing remaining: health check... Let me just tell you about ALL the freaking documents one person needs to get married... Apparently there is no such thing as just true love and a… Continue reading Paperwork, Proof Of My Inner Thoughts And Being Declared Healthy Enough To Marry!

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Cairo Is Bringing It On Egyptian Style With Egyptian Superman!

So as I mentioned in my previous post: Cairo bring it on! Well stupidly said, that's now what is happening... Cairo has brought it and is continuing to bring it, boom smack right in the face, maybe a punch in the stomach too! According to our perfect plan this is supposed to have happened: We… Continue reading Cairo Is Bringing It On Egyptian Style With Egyptian Superman!