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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

April 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

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

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

Inside the Karantina Slaughterhouse – Reblogged from Joey Ayoub


Originally posted on Hummus For Thought:
The white bull I petted. Taken with a mobile phone. The following post is an eye-witness account of the horrors happening inside the Karantina…

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

SSNP to freedom of the press: When an apology is not enough…


An event that was not reported well enough to give it the justice it deserves was the attack last week on Al-Jadeed reporter Ghadi Francis who was brutally beaten outside … Continue reading

June 19, 2012 · Leave a comment

No to Civil War


There’s been a lot of shooting, car breaking, tyre burning in the past couple of days. While things have quietened down for now, I came across this video through a … Continue reading

May 22, 2012 · Leave a comment

Last Valentine in Beirut – my early screening


A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure to watch an early private screening of the upcoming film “Last Valentine in Beirut”, which will come out during the summer. To be … Continue reading

May 21, 2012 · Leave a comment