Category Archives: Thoughts of a Human Goldfish

Thoughts and Poetry

The Social Media Revolution

Hands and eyes off the screen, keyboard, mouse, and phone, starting… NOW! How did it feel? It feels wrong, doesn’t it? We spend more time with our eyes on a screen than we do looking at the rest of the … Continue reading

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The Walls Are Speaking: Cairo Street Art

I’ve noticed street art in Cairo since my last visit in October ’09. It’s refreshing to see such art that is accessible to the public, rather than being hidden in some commercial gallery. Galleries probably don’t want to show work … Continue reading

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I Write.

I Write. Jan 2011  I write. I write because I will not remain silent. Our whole lives, in school, at home, we are told to listen to authoritative figures. Why? Because they’re older. Thankfully, God gave me one of the … Continue reading

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We is Terrorists

For the past 10 days or so, I was researching how Arabs are stereotyped. Has the stereotype changed? The title “We is Terrorists” is not a typo or grammatical error. It is intentional because one of the stereotypes is that … Continue reading

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Learning to Breathe

I’m learning how to rise above all the chaos and broken dreams. I’m learning to [breathe]. I still recall those feelings of hopelessness; feelings that have taken me down a spiral and to a point where I could no longer see … Continue reading

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Interview with Prince Khaled Al-Faisal

My translation skills aren’t so great that I can give you a full and detailed transcript of the interview, but here are some highlights: Prince Khaled: Less than 10% of Jeddah has a drainage system, which is old and is … Continue reading

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Hippiely Blogging

(Let me save you the trouble. The word “hippiely” is not in the dictionary. I checked. There was “hippily”, but it doesn’t express what I want to say.) About a month ago, I heard of a law for blogging and … Continue reading

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