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Today’s bitchings

May 30, 2007


Peeves – not pet, but wild and untamed: People who describe themselves as “enigmas” “weird” or “different”. People who are these things don’t know about it, and if you’re really that mysterious, why don’t you let people find out for themselves, instead of alleging that you’re unique when you’re probably not. People who, despite many […]

For those with mouths agape

May 28, 2007


…here’s part two of the tale. In case you’re not one of those people who thought the posts were getting too long. E fully made up for the whole lateness thing by immediately stuffing me full of McDonalds, which pretty much makes us even. I love McDonalds, and I’m not ashamed of it! E lives […]

What hometown?

May 27, 2007


I don’t miss Cairo at all – probably because it’ll take a few more days until the insidious dirt of that city is fully washed out of my epidermis. But apart from the remnants of exhaust fumes and eau de taxi about my person, Egypt seems a very distantly removed concept to Dubai. This, I […]

The underdog always has an underdog

May 22, 2007


I don’t give a shit about football, but still felt very mild satisfaction when Zamalek beat Ahly for the first time in forever last night, just because I’m dead sick of hearing how the Ahly team craps gold bricks. I wouldn’t have even noticed the entire deal, however, if I hadn’t chanced to be out […]

May 18, 2007


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For people with free time on their hands

May 17, 2007


I’ve decided to write a book. This book, I figure, will be a collection of humourous short stories a la David Sedaris (but with far less drug abuse). It would make sense to base it loosely around my blog…I’m thinking of writing two or three stories and then seeing if I can find a publisher. […]

May 17, 2007


Dudes, polls do not preclude old-school commenting!