To my Beirut

Á mon Beyrouth…

If only Beirut could speak…

When you weep, I weep, when you are in pain, I am in pain, when you bleed, I bleed, when you are sold, I am sold, when you are raped, … Continue reading

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Local Seamstress Needs Your Help

Local Hamra tailor, Nouhad, has recently been widowed and left with no financial support, leaving her facing eviction from both her home and her shop. Should you need to have … Continue reading

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Hillary Clinton’s sense of humor

I am going to step into the murky space of political opinions for a while. I don’t like to do that but this time I couldn’t help it. It was … Continue reading

February 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

Dear Ali

Dear Ali There was a time when I passed by you on the streets and said nothing. There was a time when I stood and stared at you but you … Continue reading

February 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

Faraya Mzaar Ski Resort – Safety Appeal

Kindly take note of the following petition: To: Faraya Mzaar Ski Resort – Lebanon., The Administration Faraya Mzaar Resort Safety Appeal I am a proud mother of 3. I am … Continue reading

January 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

I wanted to write…

I haven´t blogged for a while. There were many things I could have written about for the past few months. I could have written about the militia kidnappings for ransoms … Continue reading

October 24, 2012 · 7 Comments

Beirut Balconies – By Diane Aftimos

Based between Dubai and Beirut, Diane Aftimos is one of the most renowned photographers in Lebanon. A graduate of USEK, she continued to take workshops in France before coming back … Continue reading

July 13, 2012 · Leave a comment

Abortion in Turkey: The Fault Line Between Erdogan and Women – My piece in Aslan Media

Before anyone reads this. I want to note that I dont really have a strong opinion on abortion. My catholic upbringing is still debating my civic sense. Undoubtedly, pop star … Continue reading

July 10, 2012 · Leave a comment

Inside the Karantina Slaughterhouse – Reblogged from Joey Ayoub

Reblogged from “Hummus For Thought” Hummus For Thought The following post is an eye-witness account of the horrors happening inside the Karantina Slaughterhouse. I have visited the slaughterhouse last Monday … Continue reading

July 10, 2012 · Leave a comment

Beirut Heritage murdered by the silent Ministry of Culture – And a follow-up to the Minister’s ridiculous defense

What do you say when the Ministry of Culture in your country allows rich investors (local and foreign) to destroy a national heritage? A 2500 year old Phonecian Port in Beirut that … Continue reading

June 27, 2012 · 1 Comment