May 2010

The job of the season!

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In case you thought I was exaggerating with the swastika, check this out! Other than that, I should probably mention that I’m not a football fan [sorry guys!] but well, I always end up watching few games for the World Cup and I usually support Spain! πŸ˜€ Here’s a song for you, someone got me listening to The Beatles: Strawberry Fields Forever. Have a great week πŸ™‚

Killing time

we all complain about not having "enough time"

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I guess that I’ve been feeling in dire need of more and more time everyday to finish all the things I want to do. So I decided to make the most of all those hours wasted everyday because of glitches in our daily life! I won’t comment about that I’m slow in posting, because a blog is just like a person, sometimes just too busy, sometimes too moody to post every other day, so I hope you understand! πŸ™‚

And here’s the positivity-spreading, day-brightening ‘Here Comes The Sun’ by the Beatles–can’t get enough of this song! Have a lovely day πŸ™‚

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Impressions from Geneva

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Here’s a belated overview of my impressions from the trip to Geneva. What do you think about how Lebanon compares to European coutries?

Hope you’re having a lovely day, here’s a song to brighten things up πŸ™‚ Diana Krall’s ‘Walk on By’. Enjoy!

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Back! [But still shaking]

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Glad to be back, forgot how much I missed doing posts! A big thanks to Cafe Thawra, who made this trip possible. All about Geneva, the people, the food, and all, in the next post! Have a nice day! πŸ™‚

Wisdom on a flight

A story I remembered and drew during the flight to Geneva! Why am I going to Geneva, you ask? Here’s why.Β I’ll be participating to this discussion/round table with Cafe Thawra and other bloggers. If you’re around Geneva, pass by – I’ll also be signing my book!

Now if you’ll excuse me, I’m taking the next week off! Will miss you guys very dearly! πŸ™‚ See you soon!

Add Ma Baddik! [As much as you want]

Presenting… my latest animation! πŸ™‚

Here’s the original post that the animation was based on.
[Youtube blocked at your work? See it on Vimeo. Vimeo blocked at your work? Change your job!]

I’d like to give a BIG thank you to Toni Yammine who offered to help with the sound, making the animation much richer and more fun!!!

Here’s a sneak peek of the making of, enjoy!

I will end today’s post with a song by an ‘underground alternative’ Lebanese band from the 80’s, the Quiminboos. This song, called Behsos, is impossibly cute, authentic and funny [mostly if you understand Arabic & Lebanese accents]. It’s from the CD compilation of Lebanese alternative music,Β Banadoura. Have a lovely day! πŸ™‚

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Ode to Municipal Elections

Ode to Municipal Elections:  On a breezy April morning, just like a divine call The holes where my car was accustomed to fall Suddenly disappeared, all  On that same [once un]fortunate path That used to host drivers' wrath Flamboyant roundabouts have blossomed  Midst this jolly festival I ask myself: what the h##l?  Must be municipal elections already! Maybe we should make them yearly? For road adjustments more regularly!

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Ode to Municipal Elections:  On a breezy April morning, just like a divine call The holes where my car was accustomed to fall Suddenly disappeared, all  On that same [once un]fortunate path That used to host drivers' wrath Flamboyant roundabouts have blossomed  Midst this jolly festival I ask myself: what the h##l?  Must be municipal elections already! Maybe we should make them yearly? For road adjustments more regularly!

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Ode to Municipal Elections:  On a breezy April morning, just like a divine call The holes where my car was accustomed to fall Suddenly disappeared, all  On that same [once un]fortunate path That used to host drivers' wrath Flamboyant roundabouts have blossomed  Midst this jolly festival I ask myself: what the h##l?  Must be municipal elections already! Maybe we should make them yearly? For road adjustments more regularly!

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Ode to Municipal Elections:  On a breezy April morning, just like a divine call The holes where my car was accustomed to fall Suddenly disappeared, all  On that same [once un]fortunate path That used to host drivers' wrath Flamboyant roundabouts have blossomed  Midst this jolly festival I ask myself: what the h##l?  Must be municipal elections already! Maybe we should make them yearly? For road adjustments more regularly!

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Ode to Municipal Elections:  On a breezy April morning, just like a divine call The holes where my car was accustomed to fall Suddenly disappeared, all  On that same [once un]fortunate path That used to host drivers' wrath Flamboyant roundabouts have blossomed  Midst this jolly festival I ask myself: what the h##l?  Must be municipal elections already! Maybe we should make them yearly? For road adjustments more regularly!

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Ode to Municipal Elections:  On a breezy April morning, just like a divine call The holes where my car was accustomed to fall Suddenly disappeared, all  On that same [once un]fortunate path That used to host drivers' wrath Flamboyant roundabouts have blossomed  Midst this jolly festival I ask myself: what the h##l?  Must be municipal elections already! Maybe we should make them yearly? For road adjustments more regularly!

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Ode to Municipal Elections:  On a breezy April morning, just like a divine call The holes where my car was accustomed to fall Suddenly disappeared, all  On that same [once un]fortunate path That used to host drivers' wrath Flamboyant roundabouts have blossomed  Midst this jolly festival I ask myself: what the h##l?  Must be municipal elections already! Maybe we should make them yearly? For road adjustments more regularly!

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Ode to Municipal Elections:  On a breezy April morning, just like a divine call The holes where my car was accustomed to fall Suddenly disappeared, all  On that same [once un]fortunate path That used to host drivers' wrath Flamboyant roundabouts have blossomed  Midst this jolly festival I ask myself: what the h##l?  Must be municipal elections already! Maybe we should make them yearly? For road adjustments more regularly!

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Ode to Municipal Elections:  On a breezy April morning, just like a divine call The holes where my car was accustomed to fall Suddenly disappeared, all  On that same [once un]fortunate path That used to host drivers' wrath Flamboyant roundabouts have blossomed  Midst this jolly festival I ask myself: what the h##l?  Must be municipal elections already! Maybe we should make them yearly? For road adjustments more regularly!

I hope you like my poem. I felt like writing it to express my amazement at the latest road adjustments in Jounieh. Note that this is freestyle poetry so don’t judge the rhymes or syllables πŸ˜›

Now for the true poetry, here’s Ella Fitzgerald singing ‘Ev’ry time we say goodbye!’ Have a beautiful week! πŸ™‚

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May Goodies!

And here is May’s wallpaper! Download away! πŸ™‚

Download sizes: 1024Γ—768,Β 1280Γ—800,Β 1280Γ—1024,Β 1440Γ—900,Β 1680Γ—1050,Β 1920Γ—1200, iphone.

As for today’s song, here is Lisa Ekdahl’s amazing ‘You’re gonna see a lot of me’. Enjoy!

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I’ve got quite a lot coming up for the month of May, will update you about all of it on Monday. Until then, have a lovely weekend!