A Dutch parent and proud resident of Beirut has been writing this blog since mid-2005. Most of the articles are about ongoings around the city and the country.

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In which My Dad Kicks ‘A Lebanese out of the Car’

There are many things I like about this country. One of these things is its relative safety. The news, especial if you have never been to Lebanon, will insinuate otherwise, but if you’ve been here once, you will understand that this society has an overall safe feeling.So safe, that I do not think twice of giving my car keys to a total...

Nov 21, 2016, 7:26 PM
When Life Interferes with Blogging

Sohmor. It looks all idyllic, but this was one valley I would't hike again. They had some very interesting fossils though.I am not really productive these days. Well, I am productive, but not on this blog. It is partially because I am also participating in a#365gratefulproject on Instagram, so that’s where some of my inspiration goes. I need...

Nov 20, 2016, 9:34 PM

My favorite street with the picket fenceThe rains have come; the first of this year. They hale the end of the Indian Summer.The rain always comes rolling in from the sea. It starts with the wind picking up, slowly at first, but soon it turns into gusts of wind, and sand and debris from the past 8 dry months are whipped through the street. I...

Nov 1, 2016, 5:56 PM


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