Art travelling: Life in Maadi, Cairo

Dr. G. McIver
5 min readJan 29, 2021

I have found myself spending the winter in Egypt in a suburb of Cairo, called Maadi, and I wanted to write something about this place. I did not really pick it; I was offered a place to stay here and I accepted. But — together with my travels around the city and the country — being in Maadi offers an insight into contemporary Egypt.

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Dr. G. McIver

Author. Thing-Maker. Philosopher-King. Nonfiction author. Playwright. Writing coach. Editor.