Monthly Archives: April 2012

Labelled with love

Although Grand Hotels of Egypt finally clocked in at a novel-length 65,000 words, it could all have been so different. It started life as a scrapbook of pictures and photographs. Over the years I’d been picking up small items related … Continue reading


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Tarazi & Sons

I just received an email from Camille Tarazi of Beirut. His family used to have a shop opposite Shepheard’s Hotel between 1909 and 1922, and he asks if anyone has any information about the shop or any images (he sent … Continue reading

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