Monday, January 23, 2012

LBC Contribution: Lebanon is a dumb goldfish, swimming in a sea of corruption

This is my first contribution to LBC Blogs (@LBCblogs) about the corruption in Lebanon and how we can actually do something about. Full article below.

Just like our country, full of bullet holes and on the verge of collapse - Take in Feb 2011

Peaceful Sunday & a glass of wine until
Driving back home after spending a peaceful Sunday with my brothers, their families and their lovely children, I had a huge smile on my face and thought what would make this day complete is sitting in a coffee shop/pub in Hamra with a friend, chilling to some good music, having a glass of white wine and finishing up some work; to just enjoy being. 

When I called to tell my friend about my impeccable plan, she replied that she's with her family watching the news and following up on what's happening. I glanced at the clock on my car's dashboard and saw it was still 7:18pm; not news time.

“Why are you watching the news now? What happened?” I knew a crisis happened before she even said anything. 

“A building that collapsed in Fassouh, death toll is 1 so far and many are still under the rubble. Red cross is trying to rescue them.” 

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Where to go when you visit Lebanon - Site 13 "The Grill Room"

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. If you don't believe me, I just googled it for you.
Eating breakfast may be good for losing weight. People who eat breakfast are more likely to maintain a healthy weight. Some experts believe eating breakfast keeps your metabolism running because skipping meals causes the body to kick into 'starvation' mode. 
The way they're presented, is a work of art