Lost in Translation

Lost in Translation

Disclaimer: Arabic is my first language. Whatever I say in this post doesn’t negate the fact that I love both Arabic and English as languages and see beauty in both.
No, okay that was obvious…. more

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August 24, 2017

Becoming pain.. or vain

Becoming pain.. or vain

Oouff it’s getting dusty here…

*rubs hands together*  Right

How do I start such posts without sounding obnoxious?

Let’s start with establishing some basics:

Humor is nice, it’s actually one of the most… more

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August 8, 2017

Material taught vs. assessments about them

Material taught vs. assessments about them

I feel old and rusty having not written in ages.

I have so many draft posts and so little time to formulate a blog post. Thankfully this whole time wasn’t a writer’s block, rather a… more

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April 29, 2017

The 30-day no-makeup- challenge

The 30-day no-makeup- challenge

I wasn’t challenged by anybody but myself to try this out. But I was starting to feel that I could use the morning time I take to apply make up to sleep. And the 30 days of having absolutely no… more

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April 14, 2016

Letters to Egypt (II)

Letters to Egypt (II)

I write to you, my beloved land, at a very critical time.

It is with utmost despair that I say this, but a humble citizen of yours has lost their glimmer. Their motives no longer push them forward, their… more

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March 7, 2016

Public Speaking (II)

Public Speaking  (II)

So I’ve done 2 speeches so far for this course, and I must admit that the one I did today was all right compared to other presentations that I ever did in my life.

The first speech was a story telling speech… more

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March 7, 2016

Public Speaking

Public Speaking

As a way to fulfill my 2016 resolution of becoming a better public speaker, I enrolled myself (with great fears) in a public speaking course. I say with great fears because I have serious issues with… more

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February 5, 2016

Lessons of 2015

Lessons of 2015

So let’s be real. 2015 was a monstrous year. At least for me. Yes, I’ve learned and all that, but really does one have to learn in such awful circumstances and gruesome ways?

I started off with a bundle of… more

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January 17, 2016

Letters to Egypt (I)

Letters to Egypt (I)

To the land where martyrs are buried, and rice is grown.
To the land where heroes come in all names and forms, where faith is engraved in the souls of the weak and miracles happen in the corners of… more

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November 29, 2015

Grades Phase – a more optimistic approach

Grades Phase – a more optimistic approach

So now that the exam phase is over, it’s time for the grades phase. And to be honest, I was quite disappointed with my performance in 3 out of the 6 courses that I’m doing this semester…. more

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October 29, 2015