Al-Ahram Weekly - Living

INTERVIEW - 'Without added preservatives': A passion in the mix

Amira Elhamy discovers how one woman started a successful business project that reflects her passion in life

Out of the online bubble

Could we all be living in social media bubbles, and if so how can we escape, asks Ameera Fouad

Skin care in the pandemic: Tips

Ahram Weekly gets some tips from a dermatologist about how to avoid skin damage when using sanitisers during the Covid-19 pandemic

A trendy winter wardrobe

Mariam Ayman guides you through this winter’s must-have pieces based on the most significant trends on the runways

Where Egyptian brands gather

A huge bazaar took place in New Cairo last week in support of local startups, reports Omneya Yousry

A park for special needs

The first park for children with special needs has been designed in Alexandria, writes Ameera Fouad

More than mothers

One Cairo mother has started an initiative to help other mothers find part-time jobs while continuing to look after their children, writes Mai Samih

Culture goes online

Artists and musicians across the world have been suffering as a result of restrictions introduced to combat Covid-19, but online platforms could be the answer, writes Ameera Fouad

Smarter TV by phone

The smartphone has already revolutionised the way we live our daily lives, and today it is doing the same thing for television

‘Three Arabic letters’

The media has an important role to play in reminding young people of their sense of belonging and the many achievements of their country

Reviving mediaeval cooking

Recent years have seen growing interest in mediaeval Arab cooking, as a new translation of a 13th-century Syrian recipe book reveals, writes David Tresilian

Flying dreams: Kites filling the skies of Cairo

As the restrictions intended to halt the spread of the Covid-19 decrease across Egypt, kites are filling the skies of Cairo

This year’s earth designs

Interior designer Menna H Ashour shares some of the dopamine-enhancing colours to expect in this year’s home décor

Virtual graduation, but real happiness

Some Egyptian schools have decided not to give up on the dreams of their students and have devised different graduation ceremonies thanks to the Internet

Getting the perfect smile

Amira Elhamy examines the advanced techniques that can give you the perfect smile

Inside the pandemic

Doctors, nurses and other healthcare workers across Egypt are battling for the third month in a row to fight the Covid-19 pandemic, reports Ameera Fouad

Egypt: Ballet for all

One ambitious Cairo instructor has been inspiring older generations of women to learn ballet

Advertising in Ramadan

Omneya Yousry discovers the challenges advertisers can face in working against the clock to produce creative campaigns in Ramadan

Enjoying Ramadan like never before

Residents of Alexandria have been undeterred in their enjoyment of Ramadan despite the challenges of measures taken to halt the spread of the Covid-19, writes Ameera Fouad

Quarantine diaries

In order to get through the present lockdown to halt the spread of the coronavirus, we all need to develop our sympathy and sense of humour, writes Nora Koloyan-Keuhnelian

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