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Under the veil

The situation of women in Egypt is every bit under the thumb as I expected and could get worse – more and more seem to be in full hijab which is very weird.

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Express to Alexandria

Journey to Alexandria Feeling smug about avoiding ground transport and taxis, we boarded the Metro for Mubarek and walked into Ramesses Station. King Hotel to platform in 35 mins, carrying light packs and handbags. Train itself took about 2hr 20mins … Continue reading

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Rob’s angry letter to Canberra Times about Labor’s cuts to colleges

Many thousands of Canberra’s secondary college graduates might not be aware that the excellent education they received is no longer available to current and future students, as a result of the 2006 staffing cuts of 60 teachers in secondary schools … Continue reading

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