Musings on life and stuff

OrangeSky

I Had A Dream I…

“I had a dream I stood beneath an orange sky. Yes, I had a dream I stood beneath an orange sky, with my brother and sister standing by… And here...

Strangers In The House

When Will There Be No More Strangers in the House?

Last Friday, I finished reading the autobiography-cum-historical account “Strangers in the House” by Raja Shehadeh. Drawing from the jacket, “Shehadeh was born into a successful Palestinian family with a beautiful...

Mar Mikhael Train Station

Missing The Train

There’s been a lot of talk lately of insufferable traffic jams and endless bottlenecks in and around Beirut. The influx of tourists and visiting Lebanese expats has surely exacerbated the...

Bruises

We bruise easily, but the bruises don’t go away simply. They become scars that we carry from our past to our present and then to our future.

OctaviaNasr

All It Took Was A Tweet

On Wednesday, 7 July 2010, CNN fired its Senior Editor of Middle East Affairs Octavia Nasr (@OctaviaNasr) over her Tweet following the death of Lebanese religious leader Sayyed Mohammad Hussein...

The Moment Of Truth

If there’s a moment of truth, it’s the moment you face yourself for all the things you are and aren’t, for all the things you want but don’t have, for...