Tales of the Phoenix City - Chapter 3
Ziad had called Lili. Again. Yet again. As soon as he heard her voice he felt a catch in his heart, a catch he tried to conceal by adopting an extra business-like tone with her. He could not help it: he could not be with her, yet he had to hear her voice, if only to prove to himself she still existed, that he only needed to reach out to her to open once again the door to a never ending dialogue he...
Tales of the Phoenix City - Chapter 2
This was turning to be a most unpleasant day. First the order of lace she had placed did not come through, then that God awful bride who called in at least four times this morning to ask if her veil would be ready for her to try on by tomorrrow. Nina could almost hear her shrill voice piercing through the telephone: And remember who my father is! If the veil and dress I have ordered are not ready...
Travel Through Lenses: Geneva Meets Siberia →
julietstravels: By now, you’ve probably heard of the extremely low temperatures we’ve been having in Geneva. Here are some pictures of the frozen lakeside and some personal tips on where to get a heart warming hot chocolate or delicious coffee in the City of Calvin and its surroundings: 1) Le Pain Quotidien, … Amazing blog post on my hometown!
Tales of the Phoenix City - Chapter I
A great admirer of the Tales of the City from American author Armistead Maupin, I love the serialized version the books were initially published in. I am therefore trying a little experiment here, publishing a new story (I don’t know where it will take me, but come along with me for the ride!) in a series version. Hope you Enjoy! Lili looked up from her article to gaze at the bustling...
Arab Women Forum Presents Revolution LITE →
My take on the New Arab Woman Forum that took place in Beirut on the 1st and 2nd of February http://www.womensenews.org/story/media-stories/120208/arab-womens-forum-presents-revolution-lite?page=0,0
The Fear Factor Or How I Shall Never Be Super...
I often wonder about what I’m finding to be the biggest taboo in being an activist: the Fear factor. When you’re advocating and struggling for a more egalitarian society, when you’re putting yourself out there in solidarity with people oppressed everywhere, it is inevitable you make some enemies along the way, the first in line of course being the governments you’re criticizing and their...
Article on Lebanese Women Struggle Against...
Mashallah News: http://mashallahnews.com/?p=7063