September turned out to be quite a month, yours truly here became 21, and for the first time I had no desire what so ever to celebrate the stepping stone. Since lately I have stopped looking at birthdays as a cause of celebration and more of a time of reflection , however that didn’t stop … Continue reading Libya’s first ever Comic Con
Ever meet someone who had a silly obsession and wouldn't stop talking about it? Well that’s me and tea. Since I was 16 I was quite the tea fanatic, even while being in a simultaneously loving relationship with coffee, I do want to have it all. But still once I heard about the new tea … Continue reading At Home…
One of the main reasons I am hell-bent on making blogging a habit, instead of something I only get around to doing once or twice a year is photography. Just before taking this Oxford trip, I bought my very first DSLR which is a Nikon d5100, which is why this trip was so well documented. … Continue reading Oxford, what more can I say!?
Recently I received the news that I have successfully completed my sixth semester at Tripoli University's department of Linguistics, which should be fantastic, I should probably be ecstatic as this puts me a year away from graduation. Except I am not! Such news ought be accompanied with a small sense of achievement, some sort of … Continue reading The oxymoron that is Libyan Education
My friends love to remind me of how ranty I get when the subject of women or feminism come up, however it is hardly my fault when there are so many triggers present around me. The truth is that the way women are viewed frustrates me, just a while back a friend sent me a … Continue reading Ramadan rants
I have been teaching English for a while now, and I can obviously see the high demand for private course and tutoring in this particular subject. However, what I never saw was any interest in Writing, or even scarcer, Creative writing. It seems like we all want to learn English and become fluent in speaking … Continue reading Creative writing in Libya
With the amount of depressing news we see in the MENA region, one would think the media would jump at a change of moods and perhaps focus on a good story here and there, however, the media remains fixated on misery which only encourages misunderstandings and ignorance. For example, leave Libya for one of the … Continue reading Maghreb Youth Forum (MYF 2521) 2016