Maria Golia feels she’s getting old, while the city around her is ‘getting new’.
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A trip to the pedicurist reveals the changing face of Egypt’s middle class to Maria Golia.
The dawn of a new decade has Maria Golia pondering the past.
An overseas trip lets Maria Golia see her hometown in a new light.
Perceptions of efficiency – and cleanliness – can differ, Maria Golia discovers.
Maria Golia recalls why part of her Egyptian education involved learning how to break the rules.
‘Make do and mend’ is a time-honoured Egyptian talent, discovers Maria Golia.
Even when the odds are stacked against them, Maria Golia observes her neighbour’s family taking life as it comes.
Maria Golia goes into battle for the underdog – and then wonders just what she has done.