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The magic of Cairo

— July 2015

Associated media

Ibn Tulun Mosque, Cairo © S.A. Kingsley

Jenny Kingsley is captivated by the world of the Cairenes


Recently, we went to Cairo for a long weekend to visit our son, Patrick, working there as a journalist for a British newspaper. When I was growing up in New York, the Middle East seemed like alien territory, mythical, unreachable. The only personal link I had with the area was through friendship with a neighbouring Israeli family. In those days, people went to the Caribbean for a holiday;...

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