Al-Ahram Weekly - Living

Puppet shows at home

One Cairo grandmother has been teaching her grandchildren and others how to put on traditional puppet shows, as she explained to Mai Samih

When psychology meets art

Amira Elhamy talks to art therapist Carol Hammal about the special features of this kind of therapy

Enjoying Europe on a budget

Mariam Ayman offers a guide to help you travel in Europe on a tight budget

The languages of love

Dina Al-Mahdy digs into the various ways people speak and understand emotional love

Saving the environment in parks

A new Alexandria initiative is bringing the community together and helping to save the planet by holding recreational events inside the city’s parks, reports Ameera Fouad

Fashions for children this winter

Ghada Abdel-Kader finds out about the latest fashions for little girls and younger children

A dialogue in the dark

The International Dialogue in the Dark exhibition is opening its doors in Cairo to those who are looking for a genuinely eye-opening experience

How to detect fake news

How many times have you discovered that what is shared on social media platforms is either fake or dates back years, asks Ameera Fouad

Caring for the adults of tomorrow

Your child is the whole world to you, so how can you ensure that he or she will flourish in the hands of carers, asks Ameera Fouad

Healthy living for busy people

Busy working days and a healthy body can go hand-in-hand if we just know how, writes Mariam Ayman

Education through art

Mai Samih meets a Cairo artist who is teaching children to appreciate and express themselves through arts and crafts

Freezing for hope

Egyptian women are now able to freeze their eggs like other women worldwide, writes Omneya Yousry

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