Reviewing 2018

It is hard to even begin thinking of how I would be able to put this year into words. But if I had to choose one word, just one word to describe, symbolize, and represent this past year, I’d say healing. Carrying a baby for 9 months and eventually giving birth to him was the…

What I learned from university in Egypt

Four years of university are slowly coming to an end. At the beginning of fourth year, reading my peers’ Facebook posts praising the faculty and practically writing poetry on their love towards it made me feel almost irritated. I didn’t feel like that at all. Quite the opposite. I felt happy to finally leave the…

A night full of poetry

Back in lower secondary (grades 7-9), I used to be super active at school taking part in the student council, volunteering in event-organizing and tutoring and representing the school in various events. I was very passionate about all the extra work and spent hours after school planning, working on or executing some new project. Towards…