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Egypt, or How I Lost Hope by A. N. Gretly

​On the 2nd of January 2017, I watched ‘The Square’ for the first time on Netflix. It has been available for viewing since its release in 2013, but I could not bring myself to go through the process of revisiting … Continue reading

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‘Ballerina In Chains’ by Ahmed Nader Gretly

Dearly beloved, we are gathered here today not to celebrate life, but to mourn the dead. Egypt, two pounds for a kilo of rotten tomatoes? A bum with rot under his finger nails in dirty rags howled a prayer when … Continue reading

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Cairo’s Street Art

So, as I was passing under El-Marghany Bridge in Cairo, I noticed some sweet wheat-pasts under the bridge. Some very interesting pieces of art -which is something we need these days; I took my camera with me today and snapped … Continue reading

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