Tag Archives: Lebanon

Torn

Sometimes too many bad things happen at once. This weekend was one of those times. Like so many people around the world, and especially in Scandinavia, I was closely following the tragic bombing and shooting in Norway. I know this … Continue reading

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What the Arab Revolutionaries Can Learn From the Lebanese

Yesterday I wrote about what the Lebanese should learn from the Arab Revolutions. But like with so many other things in life, learning is rarely a one way street. And after having spent a month and a half in Egypt … Continue reading

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What the Lebanese Can Learn From the Arab Revolutions

I think most everyone around the world can agree that this has been an extraordinary spring in the Middle East. Things I never in dreamed would happen have happened not only in one, but in two, three, four and more … Continue reading

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I’ve a feeling we’re not in Kansas anymore

I had never been to Egypt before moving to Cairo about three weeks ago, but I’d heard a lot about both country and city. So I knew that I was into quite a difference from Beirut. However, from what people … Continue reading

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One year later

So I’m going to start this blog with an awful cliché (and no – I don’t believe all clichés are awful. There’s a reason why they became clichés after all). But sometimes life really does work in mysterious ways. One … Continue reading

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To write or not to write

Its been a while since I wrote anything not blog-on related. Not because I haven’t had anything to write about. On the contrary, big thoughts have been flying through my head constantly this past month, but whenever I try to write … Continue reading

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Give us a chance

In the Danish/Arabic blogging-project ‘Blog-On!’ the participants every week get a common theme that we can choose to write about if we feel inspired. Last weeks theme was “A special song”. This is my post on the subject:   When … Continue reading

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