My Writing Blog

With occasional photos and news of the weird.


Screen Printing

Original designs and custom screen printed art on a wide variety of garments. Your mom and pop screen print shop!

The Little Black Egg

One Time In San Francisco

A photo-oriented blog about a changing city.


Current Projects

Photo by Monica 2013

Le Social

Monica Berini

San Francisco, California


aka Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

Teaching and supporting international graduate students  at a Northern California University.

Arabic Music

Come to one of our concerts or performances to hear sublime Arabic musical standards done right. I'll likely be in the percussion section, though one day my 'ud skills may be up to the challenge.


Egyptian Dance/
/رقص شرقي
رقص بلدي

Faculty member, Alonzo King Lines Dance Center (2003 to present)
Take a class, schedule an event, or bring me to your town to teach and perform. 70s to 90s Cairo style kept fresh with old school and folk stylings.

Monica Raqs