I wrote this on Wednesday and actually forgot to post it – less than 24 hours later and Trump was officially President-elect. Heres what I thought, what I still do think, and why I am so sad at this decision: I feel compelled to write something today, to update this little blog and to carry… Continue reading An overlook on the US Election that I wish I had posted prior to Wednesday night in the vain hope it might change someones mind.
I haven’t posted for while, I guess that’s more to do with life here in KAUST and KSA in general becoming more of a ‘normality’ than a novelty anymore. Which of course is a great thing! It means I’m settling in, feeling at home, I have a routine, a circle of friends, hobbies, and of… Continue reading After the dust settles – safety in the Kingdom.
A few days have passed since the heartbreaking attacks on the people of the city of Paris. And Lebanon. And Baghdad. I have had some time to absorb, to mourn, but there will never be enough time to understand this kind of hate-filled action of destruction. I want to start by explaining that I am… Continue reading Reflections on 13/11/2015 from the heart of Islam.