the proximity of the two countries makes me as a Libyan envy the relative freedom and stability Egyptians experience on a daily basis, and as an American feel comfortable indulging in it.
Following a piece I read on third culture kids or as they’re called in Libya double shafras, I began thinking of the numerous conversations I’ve had with friends… Read more “Living in between countries”
I grew up speaking ‘broken Arabic.’ I could reply to my mom and understand but not fluently. It only got better as my family traveled to Libya… Read more “Arabic the mother tounge”
It’s appropriate that I will mark my 30th birthday in Cairo. The last time I was in Egypt I was a Twitter-obsessed self-proclaimed revolutionary with intellectual crushes… Read more “Libya-what happened?”