The Girl in the Box

We put her in a box and told her to be silent Silence, we say, makes you beautiful makes you acceptable makes you lovable As expected from her, the girl put her palm on her mouth and Stoped the words from coming She lived like that She died like that . . . Say hello…

Dear Muslim Women, Happy Day

We come in different shapes, sizes, and colors…We are Arabs, Non-Arabs, Africans, Europeans, Americans, Asians, and others… We have many things in common, but each one of us is different in her own way… We share the same beliefs but have different thoughts and perspectives on life… To all the beautiful powerful Muslim women in…

2017: My Year of Firsts

Salam dear readers, I hope you’re doing great. Let’s talk about 2017 🙂 2017 was the year of new adventures and achievements. Now before continuing the follow up to this statement, I will first try to lower your expectations. Now, you may think of big achievements that I may have done or some amazing unbelievable…

Story Time: Theatre, My Own Peculiar World.

Salam dear all. In this section of the blog, I will try to share with you different stories and parts of my life. I want to start by sharing my story with Theatre. Note: You can find an unedited version of this in here.  Theatre was a big part of my life in a certain period…

Bravo, you work like a man!

Salam dear all, I hope you’re doing great 🙂 I posted this last year in YaLa Young Leaders, and I wanted to share this again on my blog. You can also find it on Huffingtonpost website here . Note: This is not a generalization, nor it is a hate letter… This is a reflection on reality, a…

Dear World, we need to talk!

Dear World, I hope you are doing great, though I doubt it. I am writing this to check on you, scratch that; I am writing this to avoid fighting with you. I am writing this because I’m constantly thinking about you. I am writing this to try to wake you up. I know, ‘I’m too…

Are you dead?

Salam dear friends, First, to answer the question in the title: No I am not, but thank you for asking 😉 It’s been a really long, very long, time since I shared anything on my blog, more than a year actually. So, where was I? 2017 was a very busy year for me. Plenty of things…

#NonFictionNovember: My TBR.

Salam dear friends, I hope you’re doing great. Today, I want to share with you my #NonFictionNovember tbr. #NonFictionNovember is a challenge/readathon created by 2 amazing youtubers to encourage people to read more of the nonfiction genre. They also help the participants by creating 4 -optional- challenges. They encourage readers to pick their books based…

The Birth of a Photo

Salam dear readers, This is how this photo was born: A very long time ago, an old man bought a house in the old Medina, and decided to make the door blue. Years after, Another young man wanted a bicycle. He worked hard, and then, he bought it. He liked Yellow. He thought Yellow is…

My Top 5 Summer Books

Salam dear readers, Since it’s finally fall, I wanted to give you a wrap up of my summer. Summer is over alhamduli’ALLAH.. YAAAAY!!! I have mixed feelings about this. Summer in Marrakesh is somehow unbearable, but it’s one of the characteristics that makes Marrakesh what it is; and alhamduli’ALLAH we got through it. Yes, I will miss the free time,…