Archive for January, 2006

Happy New Year (Hijri)

Tuesday, January 31st, 2006

The Islamic calendar (like the Chinese calendar) is based on lunar cycles (the month starts with the new moon)! To day is the fist day in the new year (1427 AH). The AH stands for After Hijra. The journey the Phrophet made from Makka to Medena in 623 AC! Anyways… may every year bring us […]

Sami Yusuf Comes to Egypt

Saturday, January 28th, 2006

Sami Yusuf will be holding a concert in Alexandria, Egypt on February 12th at Bibliotheca Alexandrina! Tickets cost 20 LE, 40 LE or 60 LE!


Saturday, January 28th, 2006

I haven’t been a good blogger the past week or so 🙁 I logged in in today to find 95 comments awaiting moderation! 93 were spam! is that just me or is that ALOT of spam?

broken glass to keep children in or badies out?

Wednesday, January 11th, 2006

I was walking to work one day when I noticed something quite strange… In egypt it is common practice in rural areas to put broken glass atop walls to stop theives from climbing over them. It is also common in all areas for older schoolboys to jump over the wall to skip school! AFAIK it […]

Kareem gets his ‘kateb ketab’

Wednesday, January 11th, 2006

My friend kareem finally got his ‘katb ketab’ done! I am realy happy for him and his wife Sarah. I wish them all the best and a long happy life with lots of children! Here is a picture of them just before going to the mosque!

Happy Eid

Wednesday, January 11th, 2006

It has been quite some time since I have posted anything, even though much has been happening… For some reason I have been very busy lately (and when I am not busy I am extremely tired) so I haven’t been posting as I should! But don’t worry I will make it up to you all… […]