Autumn.

We begin in God’s Blessed Name. Peace and Blessings “Autumn is the season for reading,” the Korean saying goes. This isn’t simply because it becomes gloriously sunny and cool, which is perfect weather to become engrossed in a book on a park bench, but because autumn is the season for harvest, when grain and fruit […]

Welcome Back, Vice President Underwood.

We begin in God’s Blessed Name. Peace and Blessings. He’s back. Vice President Frank Underwood, that is. A whole new season of House of Cards has just been released last Friday. Coinciding ever so nicely with my term paper deadline, and assignments. But, how is one to resist the temptation? Especially after watching the first […]

In Morocco [Al-Maghrib] 2013

We begin in God’s Blessed Name. Peace and Blessings. Morocco. The city of colour & hospitality. The city of tradition, and exuberant personalities. The city that nurtures, and beckons its people back. Enjoy this film, by Vincent Urban, which spectacularly encapsulates the beauty that Morocco exudes.  From the Coast to the forest regions of the […]

The Arab Man: Changing Sterotypical Misconceptions

We begin in God’s Blessed Name. Peace and Blessings. When you think of the word ‘Arab’, what comes to your mind? What about the word ‘Arab man’? Probably something along the lines of what has been portrayed by the media, correct? Not very reliable and accurate, is it? Well, let me introduce you to Tamara […]

Traditional Iranian Folk Music- Rastak – Baroon / (گروه رستاک – بارون ( لرى

We begin in God’s Blessed Name. Peace and Blessings. Stumbled upon a beautiful Iranian Folk song that I’d like to share with you! I tried looking everywhere for the English lyrics, but with no avail. Even still, the beauty of the song remains. A’yaan Nusaibah Ibraaheem [Note: Set photo is that of Kayhan Kalhor- a […]

A Symphony for Palestine & Kayhan Kalhor

We begin in God’s Blessed Name. Peace and Blessings.  Encapsulated in this post’s title are one of my two cherished things. I will begin with the former: Palestine. I won’t delve too much into this subject matter. I believe that it would be more fitting for me to have an exclusive post on the topic. […]