New Internationalist

Letter From...

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Turning Japanese

Maria Golia recalls a moment of cultural confusion.

Shake and sway

Maria Golia ponders Egypt’s attitude towards sexuality.

Making room

Even when the odds are stacked against them, Maria Golia observes her neighbour’s family taking life as it comes.

Friday fracas

Maria Golia goes into battle for the underdog – and then wonders just what she has done.

No place like home

Cairo’s poor show a peculiar brand of camaraderie.

Manners and the man

In the damp, dark winter, Maria Golia finds cold comfort in a pharmacy queue.

The lightest touch

From brandished bottoms to a difficult death, Maria Golia plays nurse for her neighbours.

Living theatre

Patience is running thin and tempers are flaring in Maria Golia’s apartment block.

Playroom of the Gulf

Letter from Lebanon The country has become a playroom for ‘Gulfies’, as Reem Haddad explains.

Filed in: Lebanon

What love’s got to do with it

Maria Golia on conflicting loves in Cairo

The pen is messier than the sword

Maria Golia explains why the pen is messier than the sword in her Letter from Cairo.

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