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First week FUN!

I’m afraid that I will have forgotten half of what I want to say by the time I finish this post… Where shall I begin? 2,121 more words


Eat & stay here: Pharaohs Hotel, Cairo, Egypt

Pharaohs Hotel, 12 Lotfi Hassouna St. Dokki. Giza Egypt

This was the view from a window in our hotel the morning after we arrived in Egypt. 595 more words


Half-Way Point

I started an entry back in the middle of July, with this:

I thought I would take a break from pretending to collate data from diagnostic tests (welcome to Module 3, where suddenly it becomes important to understand numbers, even though the reason you’re an English teacher is because numbers make your head hurt) and chuckling over news reports of a heatwave in the UK (it’s been 40 degrees here and the recent drop to 34 has been welcomed as cool) to update on what is happening now, more than halfway through the year, almost half way through the DELTA. 579 more words

In Cairo

The Leftovers 1x08 - Cairo

Originally published in the Diamondback on 8/19/14

“I don’t understand.”

Last week’s episode of The Leftovers, “Solace for Tired Feet”, hinted more heavily than any episode before that this series was about something, was leading somewhere, even if that something and somewhere were just as obscured as ever. 1,567 more words


The Leftovers - 1x08 "Cairo"

“Go to the truck and close your eyes… cause I need to talk to the other guy.”

By the climax of “Cairo,” I can’t say I was quite as shocked by the revelation of the Guilty Remnant’s motivation as Max Richter’s soaring score evidently wanted me to be. 1,002 more words

TV Review

Speaking at SharePoint Saturday Cairo

It has been a while since the last SharePoint Saturday in Egypt, but it’s back anyway. If you want to be in touch with SharePoint Professionals, ask questions, know the latest news & learn from the Egyptian experts, it’s the place to be. 274 more words

Gokan Ozcifci


Thank God It’s Thursday! Tomorrow marks the beginning to our first weekend (Friday/Saturday) here in Cairo. Confused? Well, since the Muslim holy day is Friday and most Arabs are Muslim and Egypt is an Arab nation, it sort of makes sense over here! 444 more words

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