The way I see it
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Thursday, May 24, 2007

The way I see it finds a New Home

"The way I see it" has moved to another Blogging Platform.

Find me at My New BLOG.

This is my second move. This new Blog is still a "work in progress" in terms of design, colors etc. Content is complete though. This blog and my wordpress blog will remain as they are.

My new RSS FEED. (

OR, you could use the old Feed Burner Feeds and chicklets on the left sidebar.

Sunday, August 06, 2006

Some reporters have something else to say...

Read Post Here.

Thursday, August 03, 2006

So I’ve been using cabs for sometime…

… but the past couple of days have been pretty weird.
For one thing, over this past working week, and on the ride home in a taxi cab everyday, I’ve always come across this old woman, the same old woman, at various points of the route home and she always extends her hand to stop the cab driver and as we drive past I always manage to hear her say: El sayeda!


If they like your idea… you’re definitely “enlightended”.

So while doing my thing, surfing the Internet today, I came across this title to a blog post that I had subscribed to: “Egyptian Blogger Asks the Real Questions“.

I thought to myself: cool.

Clicked on the title, was taken to the blog’s address, started reading the story and discovered that the Egyptian blogger in question was Sandmonkey, and no other!



Sunday, July 30, 2006

It's not exactly a problem of Dirty Laundry

I haven't commented at all on the current situation in the Middle East; the Israeli "invasion" of Gaza or Southern Lebanon. It's because I feel that I don't have anything new or original to add to the discussion. That and the fact that I try not to use my blog as a medium where I criticize other bloggers' views.

I did find a debate, or discussion if you will, which I feel strongly enough towards that the urge to write something would not dissipate however much I willed it to. I am, of course, talking about the criticism of Hezbollah, by Arabs, in the past three weeks or so.

First of all, let me (for the umpteenth time) clearly say that I am staunchly anti-islamist when it comes to politics. Basically the day will not come that I would support an Islamic government over a secular one... no matter what.

Having said I wish to make it clear that I am 100% behind Hezbollah in the current endeavour. This stems from many reasons, of which I will list the most important to me:


Wednesday, July 05, 2006

How Personal is Personal?

Recently had a little chat about blogging with a better-known Blogger who resides in Egypt. I initiated the conversation by asking: how do you know what to post on your blog?

We discussed this for a bit and I complained that I did not want this blog to be a personal blog. He asked me why I didn’t and I responded by saying that there were too many people who might read this blog and read things I just didn’t want them to read.


Friday, June 30, 2006

Do you want me to work for you or not?

My second job interview in Egypt had convinced me beyond all doubt that there is no redemption for this country's "professionals". I just quit that job, teaching at the American High School section of an Egyptian private school, but in retrospect I realized how much the interview was a reflection of the state of affairs at the school as a whole; disorganized, useless, ridiculous and a general waste of a time.


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