I would like to start by apologizing for being gone so long! I have officially become the world champion of indoor... You mean indoor what? No, I'm the champion of indoor... Being indoors! I am the best in the world at not leaving my apartment! Thank you, thank you! Yes it is difficult! You want… Continue reading An Egyptian Guide To… Driving (Part 1)
So I've been getting quite a lot of comments on my blog lately, and I love it! I love hearing what everyone thinks about the posts and their stories too, so keep the comments coming. I also recently got my first hate post! I do get a lot of verbal hate from friends that read… Continue reading To My Hater Mr. Egyptian And Why I AM Allowed To Talk Unpolitely About Egypt…
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!
When you grow up with several different cultures around you, you would think that you were used to weird aspects of new cultures... But there are some things that the Egyptian culture throw in my face, and im sorry I just can't get over how insane they are... Of course it might be normal for… Continue reading An Awkward Poke My Child Party Because He Survived And A Meeting With A Cockroach!
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!
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!
Home sweet home... I'm back Cairo!! It feels so weird coming back after 3 months. Id love to say nothing has changed, buuuuut lets not fool each other. There is now a curfew, a state of emergency has been issued, the are mini-wars being fought all over Cairo, and the army are controlling the streets… Continue reading Thank You London. Cairo, Bring It On!
Wow, I was thinking that it had been a long time since I posted something but I didn't realise it had been this long! The last 10 days have been kinda busy... Been spending a lot of time with my boyfriends family. Took a day trip to Ein Soukhna... I started a jewelry course on… Continue reading An English Speaking And Understanding Erupting Dumbed-Down Volcano…
Its been ages since I posted anything about the apartment. This is because between the completely destroying and rebuilding of the apartment they have been busy working on the 'behind the scenes' stuff. The stuff that really annoys me that I have to pay for as its 'hidden' money. Nobody will walk into the apartment… Continue reading Step 3… Nearly There…
I know you are thinking what do men have to do with mosquitoes? Well in Egypt they are quite similar creatures. Let me explain... Here in Egypt you unfortunately have something called CLASS. This is very important because for your own safety you should only meet people of the same class. Well not just your… Continue reading Egyptian Mosquitoes And Egyptian Low Class Men… Oh And EUROPE!!!!!!