I’ve been infected with COVID three times. Once during the Alpha wave, once during the Delta wave and just recently, a few weeks ago, during the Omicron wave. I am vaccinated and boosted, AstraZeneca primary dose with Pfizer booster, and I mask as often as possible. I only put off my mask for the briefest of moments when blowing nose or drinking for example.Continue reading
I consider myself a person of many hobbies, I love gardening, gadgets, collecting stamps, collecting coins, collecting fountain pens, horology, photography, running, and reading books. Running and reading have their obvious rewards, the endorphins released by exercise make me feel good, and reading expands the mind. I love getting new information from books.Continue reading
The pandemic years have not been kind to us. In 2020 we lost my aunt and uncle to COVID, this was our first shock introduction to the disease. This was followed by the death of my young cousin, also to the same disease. At this point I had developed quite a phobia of the disease, that it could kill my cousin, several years younger than me, and supposedly in good health, was a complete shock to me.Continue reading
Hello, it’s been a very long time since I posted anything on this blog. COVID hasn’t been very kind to our family, we lost three family members, and as I write this post, another family member is COVID positive.Continue reading
If you’ve been following my blog, you will probably know that I have transitioned most of my working tools to digital versions a long time ago. I’ve been using digital task managers, note taking software, cloud storage and calendars for many years now.
As the pandemic continues, it is becoming more and more evident that this lockdown, the social distancing and the work closures we are experiencing, is probably going to last for at least a couple of months more.
We’ve been under social distancing restrictions in Egypt for about three weeks now. I am fortunate enough to work in education, so I can carry out most of my job remotely.Continue reading
So, I do a lot of writing on the go. For my short form writing needs, I rely on Drafts. It’s a great app, with an intuitive interface, no clutter and, best of all, the offers the ability to perform actions on notes once they are written.
This post contains spoilers about Star Trek, Star Wars and Battlestar Galactica, please do not read it if you haven’t already watched these shows.Continue reading