Culture

Should friends be put into boxes?

Should friends be put into boxes?

January 3, 2022

My husband (it feels weird to write the word!) believes in a certain form of social categorization. Not because he judges people based on their social status, wealth, or education, but merely because he believes it helps to avoid [...]

The rebellious women that inspire me

The rebellious women that inspire me

May 22, 2017

Sometimes I wish I had picked an easier name for my blog. It gets tiring to repeat and spell out “the R-E-B-E-L Chronicles” to people I meet, over and over again. But then again I tell myself that I picked the name for a [...]

A Lebanese in Singapore

A Lebanese in Singapore

December 28, 2016

I traveled to Singapore last month with my EMBA class for a one week seminar. This was my second time to the country and a serious eye opener. Imagine 40 Lebanese landing in Singapore. I don’t know who experienced more of a culture [...]

Never stop learning

Never stop learning

November 16, 2016

“I have no special talent, I am only passionately curious.” – Albert Einstein That’s probably the only thing I have in common with Einstein. I’m curious as hell. About everything. If I hear something for [...]

Things only an only child would understand

Things only an only child would understand

October 25, 2016

We’re not spoiled brats. Well, not all of us at least. Some of my friends with siblings are way brattier and more selfish than one could imagine. Our parents tend to be slightly overbearing and overprotective. Of course, all parents [...]

The city that refuses to die

The city that refuses to die

October 14, 2016

Beirut is known to be the city of contrasts. I travel so often to Lebanon that I honestly no longer notice the disparity. My Greek colleague brought this to my attention when he travelled to Beirut for the very first time a couple of [...]

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