The latest article I just posted, if you noticed, falls under a new section titled, “Yeah son!” This will be for good news and things that I find awesome. Think of it as the opposite of Sappy Hour. Why the … Continue reading
Posted in News, Yeah son!
Tagged announcement, bits and pieces, blog, blogging, new section, pointless?, quick, section, writing, yeah son
I recently wrote about how things aren’t going very swimmingly here and how there’s no sign of hope any time soon. However, tonight’s developments reminded me that there is some light at the end of the tunnel: today marks the … Continue reading
Posted in Lebanon, News, Yeah son!
Tagged Child, Civil marriage, Darwish, Ghadi, hope, Kholoud, lebanon, marriage, Middle East, Nidal, sectarian, secular, secularism, Sukariye, yeah son!
This week has witnessed an escalation in the already-intense sectarian “micro”-conflict that’s going on up north in Tripoli, Lebanon’s second-largest city. For those who don’t know, the clashes are centered around two ghettos: Bab al Tabbaneh, which is predominantly Sunni, … Continue reading
Posted in Happenings, Lebanon, Politics, Thoughts and Musings, Wtf Lebanon!?
Tagged assassination, civilians, clashes, death, fear, firefights, guns, indifference, lebanon, mess, mortars, North Lebanon, sectarianism, snipers, stupid, syria, syrian civil war, ta2ifiyeh, Tripoli, wtflebanon
Here’s a poem I wrote while taking a walk around town one night, as well as this photo which I’ve dubbed “Bunny Over Beirut”. The amber-red hare flees desperately from its grey, amorphous assailants- neglected by the minuscule, insignificant creatures below. … Continue reading
Posted in Writings
Tagged Beirut, bunny, city, clouds, dusk, lebanon, nature, night, night fall, photograph, poetry, rabbit, sunset, town, writing