Lebanese Banks have transformed to a sealed steel safe. (photo taken from Financial Times Report) I've never been a financial wizard. Let me rephrase that. I’ve never gotten along with numbers. I’m not bad with numbers. I can do mental math. But once you start with the financial jargon and banking concepts, my mind will … Continue reading Is Lebanon’s Banking Sector Truly Beyond Salvation?
Lebanon's fuel crisis provided a darkness that foreshadows where the country is headed.
I worked in real estate for a few years in Lebanon. I still follow up with the industry’s audacious activity and its bizarre business stories. My passion in real estate parallels my passion for writing. But where the passions differ is the generations of real estate practice in my family. After all, who doesn’t love … Continue reading Lebanese Rekindle Real Estate Flame
Art by Mouna Bassil Sehnaoui (Instagram @sehnaouimouna) A few things I’ve learned in this crazy experience called being a Lebanese. One, it’s common practice that we glamorize our resiliency. What we refuse to acknowledge is that we are resilient to a fault. And when that’s the case it becomes less about resilience and more about … Continue reading Lebanon’s Hara-Kiri
*As part of an online writing course, my assignment was to write a speech using the methods and tools I learnt in the course. This is the speech I submitted. People of this great nation of Lebanon To the united backgrounds, sects, and religions Thank you for being here today. When God shuffled his deck … Continue reading A Written Speech