Notes on Mayfair

The day began in Cairo with the army shooting at a Muslim Brotherhood demonstration outside a barracks. The army claimed that soldiers had come under sniper fire – and that a soldier had been shot in the head. The Freedom and Justice Party, the political arm of the Muslim Brotherhood, accused soldiers of shooting at […]

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July evening ii

It being so dry, the stale water in our paddling pool cannot be wasted, so I chuck in the watering can and keep my bare foot on its neck until it is drowned. The spout expels last air, thus – and the can is heavy again, corpsed water which spills over on my walk to […]

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