U2- 360 tour- Live in Turkey- september 2010- photo taken by Tarek Wheibi

Can music save Lebanon?

Every now and then i like to take a muted jog through Beirut. I say muted because I blast my earphones to a carefully selected “inspiring” playlist that subsequently makes me immune to any talk or speech that might pollute my ears. A sort of shield. This muted, musical walk is a sort of self…

Beirut at 5a.m

18 in Beirut…

If I had to breakdown my life into phases; I believe so far it has went something like this… from the day you are born till you are about 12 you mostly don’t exist; you just eat poop and sleep… Around the age of 12 you discover that you did not come out of a…

How it starts…

Websters dictionary defines the word “citizen” as:  a native or naturalized person who owes allegiance to a government and is entitled to the rights and privileges of a freeman. Clearly; we got it wrong. The point of this article is not to criticize or patronize the “citizens” of our beloved country, since some (I know…