Category Archives: The natural world

Jude’s Walk

Several years ago we hosted a friend recovering from foot surgery. Exercise was prescribed and it wasn’t to be just swimming. Every morning, she would set off around 8 am, quite a feat if our imbibing had gone late into … Continue reading

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Ma’adi is Cairo’s Bronxville. Or St. John’s Wood, Chevy Chase or Neuilly. A leafy suburb. Twenty-five years ago it was villas, on numbered roads. Well it still has the numbered roads, which now go up to 280+. I haven’t figured … Continue reading

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