Tuesday, June 26, 2007
A SIGN OF THE TIMES
''In the nearby resort La Voile, a sign has been posted as a talisman to deter trouble and ensure security. "No politicians and deputies allowed in," it reads, indicating that politics is always accompanied by problems.''
-Today's Daily Star
Friday, June 22, 2007
HOW THE GRINCH STOLE EASTER
Lebanese cabinet finally gazettes its decision (taken last December) to no longer acknowledge Good Friday as an official public holiday, yet keeps public holiday commemorating Hariri assassination.
Update : After a groundswell of protests, Good Friday was eventually reinstated as a public holiday.
Tuesday, June 19, 2007
Life goes on in Lebanon against a background of heightened security
Friday, June 15, 2007
INDIE 500 – 500 BLOG POSTS AND COUNTING
JUST SAY NO
- 'Cause you're really only after '74-'75
If ‘’they’’ throw a war and none of us attend, it won’t be a war or a very unsuccessful war at least.
Saturday, June 09, 2007
Went on a rampage with my new digital camera at my cousin’s wedding this afternoon.
Among my victim’s was my photogenic aunty.
When I commented that my aunty was photogenic and that the camera never lies my uncle retorted ‘’true, but the camera can be lied too’’.
Tuesday, June 05, 2007
IT WAS THE SYRIANS WHAT DONE IT
A Syrian worker was detained (and subsequently released) for the highly suspicious act of running away from the scene of last night’s bomb blast in an eastern suburb of Beirut (the fourth in two weeks).
Running away from an explosion!
I don’t know about you but when an explosion occurs, I run towards it not away from it.