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Dreams Of Anarchy

Here lies a body of thought, chained by blasphemy, cursed by some.  Here lies hope, ashes of what was to be, remains of what was yet to come. Here lies a voice, choked, numb, seeking personification  Here lies a dream, a quest for salvation, a search for liberation. Here lies resistance, stained by anarchy, blocked by greed. Here lies … Continue reading

Us & Them – Hope in Ruin

They mistake our dreams for anarchy, They label our thoughts as blasphemy, They rule with fear and divide to conquer. They demonize thinkers, cast out reformers & exile revolutionaries, They reverse evolution with relics, cap our dreams with conservatism & loan for ancient glories.. but worst of all They mistake US for Them. We have cleansed traditions & challenged … Continue reading

Nordic Saga – The land of Fire and ICE

A year later, I’m homesick to a country that is not my own, little did I know boarding my flight that I’ll be in for a spiritual journey  something I did not sign up for, yet a short brief trip served as pilgrimage for the soul  without the holy places and the shrines. It could … Continue reading

Food, Shelter and Inspiration

It went a little something like this “U wont find inspiration here! if it’s really that important to you then this is not the place for you” A friend told me  that when i moved here,  i strongly disagreed, based on my theory, I thought that living in an Multi-cultural organized, structured clean etc city … Continue reading

Chafika & Metwally – A Search For a Moral Basis

In Egyptian folklore there is a a famous Mawaal called Chafika and Metwally, which one of my friends introduced me to, it’s based on a folktale about a brother and sister from Gerga a famous village in upper Egypt where Metwally is sent to join the Army and afterwards discovers that his sister “Chafika” escapes her … Continue reading

27-11-2012

I can’t really express my mixed feelings when 27-11-2012 protests started,  living abroad I felt left out, I was very anxious yet depressed that there was nothing I could do to be a part of it except to open all live stream news websites, TV news channels, social media websites and sometimes raising the volume of whatever the … Continue reading

The Safest Choice..

Life is never black or white, it’s never our way or the high way, there isn’t a prescribed answer model to all of our questions and accordingly we have to make most of life’s decisions ourselves.. That big grey area is where human personalities dominate, your moral basis could be organized religion, universal ethics or … Continue reading

Live happily ever after ..

Think of your childhood best friend(s), Think of your first real love, think of that special someone that passed away .. think of the feelings you had for each and every one of them, think of the moments you thought you were inseparable, think of every time you thought of the phrase “I can’t live without them, him or her” .. … Continue reading

“Religious Fundamentalism” is now in relationship with “The West”

I think if  it’s a Facebook relationship status I would have to go for : complicated, for the naked eye it would seem like Islamists are the west’s mortal enemy and their rise post the Arab Spring is their worst nightmare .. BUT ! is it really so ? though I’m not a big fan of conspiracy theories however can’t deny … Continue reading

Hash in a Hash smoking conservative country ..

Drug freedom comes on the top of our Moral and religious taboos, a topic that can’t even be debated in public and kept firmly behind closed doors, well it’s so frowned upon that there are no accurate statistics of Hash trafficking and Hash users in Egypt ..  So when do u think the government will announce … Continue reading