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Hawking Up a Lung

Simplistically, when you hear the word “Egypt”, the thoughts that bombard your skull tend to include the staple examples like “pyramid”, “mummy”, “Pharaoh”, “Nile”, “Cleopatra” and “Tutankhamen”. All well and good, if you ask me. These are what the crowds come for. These are the country’s pied piper, so to […]

Flight of Fancy

Friday, Jan. 22: Why does it seem all flights I have to take leave at an hour where most piss-heads come home tossing their cookies up from the pub? OK, I admit, the hour of actual departure was not so bad; it’s just the getting up three hours beforehand to […]