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Four returns: The grass is always greener...

Our dear taxi driver returned from his trip with his first ever passport, and told me how it felt to come back to Lebanon, to pick up his life here, having seen life elsewhere for the very first time, where the streets are clean but where it’s easy to get lost. 170 more words



One of your favourite words at the moment is ‘broken’ (or bo-bo, as you say it) and there has been no shortage of occasions for you to use it recently- from the CD player that keeps skipping to the rose that lost its petals when Mamma lent in to smell it, and not forgetting the lift of course, which is… 86 more words


Peter Piper Picked a Peck of Pickled Peppers

 Stenciled graffiti in Hamra. I might not have noticed it had I not recited the phrase to Japanese lunch companions upon the serving of pepperocinis not two days ago. 13 more words


7 Days in Beirut

I recently had my cousins from Australia over in Beirut for a visit. Seeing as though it was their first trip to the “Paris of the Middle East”, I was more than happy to formulate an itinerary for their 1 week stay. 1,214 more words


The BSP are organizing a photography workshop on Visual Storytelling with US photographer Jason Eskenazi and photography critic Laurence Cornet. The event will take place from the 27th of August till the 30th at AltCity, Hamra, Beirut. 1,113 more words

Street Photography

Music Sunday - "After the Curtain" by Beirut

For some reason, when I heard this song for the first time, it hit a nerve. Struck a chord. Made me happy. Perhaps to others it sounds like a guy saying “oohhhhhohhh” a lot but its beautiful. 7 more words

Music Sunday