Today has been the first day of voting for or against the proposed new Egyptian constitution. Which means that everyone has to be inconvenienced as much as is humanly possible! Mainly by the local 'buses being re-routed down back alleys, causing long, impatient and fume laden queues, because roads have been closed arbitrarily anywhere near polling stations. Elswhere, the Police seem to have been withdrawn. (Are they all on duty inside the schools which are being used for the polling?)
Then there's the coming and going of the helicopter! Swooping here and diving there, and all the while making a dreadful racket (and no; it's not Brahms third racket, just in case you were wondering). (Colloquialism(?): Brahms third racket is a reference to a scene in a British situation comedy called "Fawlty Towers".) Here he is, generally having a good time, I think:
Tuesday afternoons always used to be a good day for watching the Nile cruisers leaving or arriving, but it hasn't been quite the same over recent times!!! Nevertheless, here came along a cruiseboat which we hadn't actually seen before:
Doesn't time fly, it's tomorrow already! I'd better get off now; tablets, teeth cleaned and bed. Goodnight!