Botanical Challenge

I finished a 14 day challenge posed by artist Esra Alhamal on her website. I enjoyed painting 14 different types of flowers, coming up with the color scheme and practicing outlining with black ink! I have received many questions asking me about the type of paper, paint, brushes. All I can tell you is that…

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“إني بشوقٍ متى الأيام تجمعنا”

The title is a line from the song أغار من قلبي for محمد عبد الوهاب The way we look at Love is shaped through generations of conditioning of how a relationship is supposed to be. We watch TV, cartoons, sci-fi… We read magazines and see picture, We read books and watch commercials… all revolving around…

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“لما بدا منك القبول، أُخرجت من سجن الأسى”

The title is a line from a poem by the Ayyubid poet أبو مدين التلمساني

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“بيني في الحب وبينك ما لا يقدر واش يفسده”

The title is a line from the poem مضناك for the poet احمد شوقي

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“والناس في حبه سكارى، هاموا على شطّه الرحيب”

The title is a line from the song النهر الخالد for محمد عبد الوهاب Not Available أفتكر كنا نسمع الأغنية دي في طريق مكة/جدة مع بابا. أفتكر الليل واحنا راجعين بيتنا وتعبانين. والسيارة سكون وصمت. وكل واحد متكأ على الآخر وبابا الله يرحمه يصفر مع الأغنية دي. ♥️ It’s an attempt to recreate River Nile,”…

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An Attempt to Process #3

The End I apologize before you start reading. This will be the longest most detailed entry of all three. See, the first two parts of this experience, I was only telling you events that I mostly learned through my siblings. We were in a WhatsApp group that was only dedicated to reporting my dad’s health.…

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An Attempt to Process #2

The peak of the end I was there for the last 10 days of Ramadan (June) 2019 and a month more. During the last days of Ramadan, my father’s urine was getting darker according to mom, but she thought it was due to his fasting and dehydration. So, they didn’t give it much thought. During…

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