This could have been you

If you use your phone while driving, apply makeup, eat or drink or do anything that might distract you in the car, then this is for you.  This week a friend of mine was driving, and out of nowhere his car (in this picture) was crashed into by someone who crossed a red light. ThankfullyContinue reading “This could have been you”

Short Book Review – The Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell

Just finished reading this book (The Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell), was an intriguing read. Thanks Nadim Bardawil for recommending it!   The book talks about human psychology and how certain trends start. Some interesting examples included: How the struggling Hush Puppy shoe brand faced dwindling revenues, before a reemergence in the mid 90’s thanksContinue reading “Short Book Review – The Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell”

Trump is President – Best Tweets

Unless you’ve been sleeping under a rock today, I reckon you’ve heard that Donald Trump is the 45th president of the United States of America. Thankfully, Twitter (and social media in general) predictably provided ample entertainment throughout the day to soften the blow. Here is a collection of the best tweets that did the rounds on theContinue reading “Trump is President – Best Tweets”

The Arab social media celebrity/influencer/mashaheer/bateekh cycle

1. Someone gets popular on a new social media channel (Vine/Periscope/keek/Instagram when it was new etc.) for some reason 2. That someone grows a huge audience despite not offering much value, and in some cases, all they do is pretty much make total idiots out of themselves (dance, prank other people, show off their ‘wealth’Continue reading “The Arab social media celebrity/influencer/mashaheer/bateekh cycle”

Want to help others this Ramadan? Here are some awesome charities and initiatives in the Middle East and beyond!

Ramadan is the month of giving and reaching out to people in the community to help out the needy and less fortunate. I asked friends and contacts to share charities and things that can be done in their local communities and online. This is a list I put together so far. Please feel free to shareContinue reading “Want to help others this Ramadan? Here are some awesome charities and initiatives in the Middle East and beyond!”

Ramadan Kareem |رمضان كريم

Wishing all my friends, family and acquaintances a blessed #Ramadan. May it bring people of all faiths around the world peace and prosperity. In recent years, I made it a habit to do a photography challenge in Ramadan. The challenge was to take as many pictures that reflect the month’s spirit and what it means toContinue reading “Ramadan Kareem |رمضان كريم”

London Marathon, T-7 Days!

One week to go to London. Thanks to everyone who donated on the fundraising page. Hoping for the best on the day (Assuming I get the visa, I should know by Tuesday).   As I mentioned last week, any donations will get any high-res image of their choice from my humble photography work (The oneContinue reading “London Marathon, T-7 Days!”