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Notes & Doodles|Waiting

Whenever I’m waiting, and that happens a lot, I usually read. If I don’t have a book, I doodle in one of my many ‘handbag’ notebooks. And if, for some reason, I don’t have one of those, I find any piece of paper in my purse and busy myself away. 

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waiting for the stationary shop to open

I spend so much of my time waiting: at traffic lights, clinic waiting rooms, for my children after school, at my parents’ as the children suffer with the tutor. Usually I have a notebook or sketchbook in my bag somewhere, or a book to read, so I’m always taken care of. I got to Mogahwi […]

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Notes & Doodles|Palestinian Culture Center Final Meeting Before Exhibition|November 22, 2010

  These are the final notes for the upcoming Palestinian Culture Center exhibition opening on November 29th at Bait Lothan. I’ve been volunteering at the center for over fifteen years and it becomes a big part of my life twice a year. I’m going to include the invitation in this post for those of you […]

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Notes & Doodles|Green Caravan Film Festival 2010

I’m patting myself on the back for volunteering to do some booth work at the Green Caravan Film Festival starting tomorrow. Of course what I will be doing there is nothing compared to the organizational efforts put forth by the festival’s founders Sandra Al-Saleh and Reham Al-Samerai. The event is free of charge. And of course […]

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Images of Thought|A Short Lecture

I went to my very first lecture in ages this morning at the Kuwait University: Accounting for Affect: Kuwaiti Women Between Freedom and Apathy by Dr. Mai Al-Nakib. I must say that I was a little lost at first but caught on ten minutes into the lecture. What can I say, I’m a little rusty […]

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