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Monday, November 29, 2010
 So I'm looking for some good material to translate to Arabic...something in English or Spanish,short stories,articles or anything interesting..
If anyone has something that they know has not been translated before,whether it's been written by you or someone else please gimme suggestions people!
Thanks!
عن جد اشي بيخزي...اه بدي أدجها هيك دغري
اليوم في زيارتي التالتة لسكرتيرة رئيس قسم الانجليزي..و بعد ما "أخدت موعد" مع حضرة جناب سيادة طلتها اللي بتقطع الرزقة..و بعد ما شرحتلها 5 مرّات ايش بدي من عطوفة البيك الاستاذ الدكتور رئيس القسم.....قرّرت تتزحزح و تقوم....جابت ملف قد راسها و قعدت تقلّب فيه و هي ايدي بقطعها اذا كانت منتبهة عالاسماء ولّا عموضوع المعاملات...و خبطت الملف و قالتلي (بعد كل هالعناء و الشغل اللي بيكسر الضهر) : "ارجعي بعدين"0
ليش بعدين؟هي تالت مرة باجي O_0
خلص بدوّرلك بعدين تفضّلي هلأ
إنه اه اسفة اني قاطعت حياتك اللي بيتمحور حوليها الكون بشوية شغل المفروض انك بتقبضي عليه راتب...ما بعرف في ناس بيحكوا عن اللي بياخد مصاري مش من حقه حرامي....صح؟

و بعدين رئيس قسم الانجليزي ليش لنتشحتف على بين ما نشوفه؟هي رئيس قسم اللغات الأوروبية و اللغة الاسبانية بتلاقيه دايماً بيستقبلك بمكتبه و سكرتيرتة دايما بتساعدنا و ابتسامتها من الدان للدان!0
عن جد طلعت من عندها مش شايفة الضو قدامي...إنه يا الله شو هالعالم؟هاد هو اللي عم يخلينا محل ما احنا ما عم نتحرك..0
بعرف إنه بيمر عليها كتير و انها بتزهق من القعدة بين 4 حيطان بتشتغل نفس الشغل يوميا،بس أنا شو ذنبي تطلّع مشاكلها النفسية عليّ؟
Saturday, November 27, 2010
This is gonna be a good day!..I'm feeling good!good,good good! :D

Friday, November 26, 2010

My dream is to be a translator..a great one
But when I see a translation like this one..it feels far far away..such a far dream!
Thursday, November 25, 2010
Hi,dear blog...
.While I'm waiting for a sign from god right now..actually not a sign..a clue that could once and for all determine my situation,while waiting I had an encounter with the remains of a decision I took in the past..a big one,and god showed me one more time I was not alone,and that he'd never have left me alone,I'm kind of sad right now,but my heart is full of love and faith...I cannot explain it.

.I've been wanting to talk about some stories I've been hearing about...what is with girls who love being controlled brutally by their boyfriends-notice,not their husbands..not their dads their BOYFRIENDS- 0_O
I mean what's up with them "My boyfriend did not allow me to go out today" 0_O
Seriously,I'm losing faith in humanity!


.We're getting a maid soon,and that's kind of weird because my mom and dad are the kind of people who'd never depend on anyone but themselves,I mean their whole life they worked so hard for themselves and for us and never complained(well..a little bit lol)
But the point is we grew up to be like them,this is why it is going to be weird having a complete stranger doing things for you all day long,but my mom does deserve some rest after all,so that's good..

.What else?Movies..
I watched the first 30 minutes of The Social Network,hated the guy and therefore hated the movie,I can't deny it is very smart,but I hate this kind of people..HIS kind of people
Despicable Me is a new favorite on my list,it's funny and touching,it's so sweet I'm gonna die! :D
It's Complicated : Ew..I mean EW!! like I've said before too American for me,no offense to Americans of course oops lol
Inception in the other hand was wonderful to watch,I always love DiCaprio's performance,and most of his movies have a deep and a well constructed story,and I loved this movie in particular because it says a lot about our nature as humans,how we run away from what hurts us even though it is a fact..our minds are funny..complicated and deep worlds that we know little about..

.I also loved this..very cute..

.Love this song,even though it's against everything I believe in...love it! :P

.Got me some cute new things...but I'm also going shopping on Saturday,the addiction mood isn't over just yet! :)



.Pictures of the sky





 that's my house up the hill :)


.I miss my friend Toto...Toto if you're reading this..I miss you with all my heart,please come back
I hate the thought that our uni days are over just like that...I want them back...:(
Wednesday, November 24, 2010

We met for a moment and then it's goodbye
but I just lived a lifetime with you in my mind

what would it be to live in your world
if you were my boy and I was your girl

it's crazy this spell you have me under
I know it can't be but I'll always wonder

what would my life be living in your arms
I feel I'll never know
and what would you say
if I were to stay
and just go your way

this is where you lose your mind
and just let your heart unwind
you're blind don't lose control
you're mine don't lose it all

we meet for a moment and then it's goodbye
but I just lived a lifetime with you in my mind

what would it be to live in your world
if you were my boy and i was your girl

it's crazy this spell you have me under
I know it can't be but I'll always wonder

what would my life be living in your arms
I feel I'll never know
and what would you say
if I were to stay
and just go your way

Could you fill in the blanks in my story
tell me what I'm missing what you could be for me
what would I find if I followed your path
all the things I long for that I've never had

it's crazy this spell you have me under
I know it can't be but I'll always wonder

what would my life be living in your arms
I feel I'll never know
and what would you say
if I were to stay
and just go your way
Sunday, November 21, 2010
Can you feel the magic in her voice!

Saturday, November 20, 2010


 My friend Elise posted this article on my wall(thanks Elise!)
It is written by a young journalist who did the experiment of wearing Hijab  for a month,putting herself in the shoes of any Muslim Hijabi,what she didn't know is that she ended up "representing a faith"
I loved it..and more than that I respected that girl ,I respected her so much for reminding me of so many things I take for granted,like how my Hijab gives me strength!she didn't need to even share my religious views to strengthen my own belief :)
Here's a paragraph that I loved in the article...just to excite you to read it :


False patriotism
I did not receive intentional, flagrant anti-Muslim responses. I did, however, receive an e-mail allegedly “intended” for another reader. The e-mail was titled “My new ringtone.” When I opened the audio file, the Muslim prayer to Mecca was abruptly silenced by three gunshots and the U.S. national anthem.

I spoke to the sender of the e-mail, and he said, “It was just a joke.” Here lies a problem with phobias and intolerance — joking about it doesn’t make it less of an issue. When was it ever okay to joke about hatred and persecution? Was it acceptable when Jews were grotesquely drawn in Nazi cartoons? Or when Emmet Till was brutally murdered?
The e-mail is unfortunate evidence that many people inaccurately perceive Islam as violent or as “the other.” A Gallup poll taken last November found 43 percent of Americans feel at least a “little” prejudice against Muslims

It is long,but I promise you will enjoy it :)
Friday, November 19, 2010

 

"It is, then, false to say that in life "circumstances decide." On the contrary, circumstances are the dilemma, constantly renewed, in presence of which we have to make our decision; what actually decides is our character."
"Es falso decir que lo que nos determina son las circunstancias. Al contrario, las circunstancias son el dilema ante el cual tenemos que decidirnos. Pero el que decide es nuestro carácter."

José Ortega y Gasset

Thursday, November 18, 2010
It's the itch for shopping..can't stop it! :D
I'm so getting me a leather jacket!




Boots ♥






and something like this...so elegant! ♥

Can't wait to invade shops of Amman..here I com :DDD

There..I said it!..I do,I hate it,I don't care if it's supposed to be a season of blessings..for me it is just a disappointment!
I'm being a drama queen here so bare with me,but ever since I was a child I imagined that the day of Eid couldn't just pass like that without a miracle..there has to be something magical about that day,and I always waited,but the day would pass by laughing at me..
Even now as I'm big enough to understand that magic is something we feel not see,I can't help but expect this day would be different,and that it would at least make me happy,but it's not even close!
It is worse than a regular day,because everything bad in it is double horrible due to the expectations I've had..
And this Eid...it was the worst!
I want everyone to stop saying "Happy Eid" please..right now!
I want it to pass like another day,I don't wanna know it is Eid...you know what?let's just pretend Eid is over! :)
Monday, November 15, 2010
Full Oscar-nominated film of 'Granny O'Grimm', directed by Nicky Phelan, produced by Brown Bag Films, and written/voiced by Kathleen O'Rourke.



This video for an artist call "aus".
Song from the album "Curveland" released from Moteer/U.K.
This is so beautiful that I don't know where to begin!what can I say?..it's Neruda!

«Preguntas Hermosas» is a story about a time that was shared between two people, told through a combination of "Poema X" by Pablo Neruda and "Under the Harvest Moon" by Carl Sandburg. It unfolds in three parts; a fond remembrance, loss, and then finally acceptance.


Can't remember that last time I laughed this hard!absolutely hilarious!
I always loved Tina Fey,and I love her show "30 Rock",her comedies are just unique and smart.
First I liked the idea of the excellent roommates they have turned into after such long period of marriage,the idea is that even if it seems like it's gone; love is still there,and magic is still there,buried under all life duties,work,house tasks and kids puke..so never give up on it!
good movie,good laugh.. I give it a good 8/10..oh yeah,I'm rating them now :D
Sunday, November 14, 2010
"There is a wide wide world behind everything we see"

I loved that movie,first thing I loved about it was how they imagined death to be,especially for a little pure innocent girl..and I loved her narration in the movie,of how she felt,and what she went through,live or dead..
Also the character of her loving father,which was so sad! :(
The story is realistic and sad,I felt so bad for all the children in the world who were denied the right to live their lives because of such horrible people like Mr. Harvy..
Good movie,although I expected it to be different!and although it kinda depressed me :'(
Oh,and great soundtracks!


OK so,long Eid vacation this time..yey! I'm not exactly the kind of person to go with my parents and visit relatives all day..no way lol,also I don't like to get out much,it is usually my two bestest friends from school who force me to actually do some action!
So I prepared a list of the movies I've been craving to watch recently but couldn't find time,here we go:
  • The Lovely Bones
  • The Social Network
  • It's Complicated
  • Abandoned
  • Inception
  • Despicable Me
  • Toy Story 3
  • Date Night
  • Oceans

And I'd like to re-watch some of my favorite anime's as well,I love when I watch them and fall in love with them all over again :)
Other than that nothing useful for this vacation en sha allah,I'm enjoying being a useless parasite creature lol
Oh,and I'm also still reading Paula,but it is tooooo sad I need time out's every few pages!:(
Have a lovely vacation everyone,and be easy on the poor sheep :(
Saturday, November 13, 2010

It is beautiful to have a brother who loves and protects you,"he is the only man you will know for sure that he is not being nice just to take some advantage of you"!
Those are my niece and nephew...they are so cute ma sha Allah!
Friday, November 12, 2010
Mansaf is my favorite food ever...EVER!I could eat a good Mansaf any time any where any way!
I'm pretty sure Mansaf will be an essential part of heaven..if I ever go there..
And Mansaf is not just food,it is a cultural experience(especially when you eat it with your hands,I don't do that but it is a tradition)
And Mansaf means family, joy, friends and good good times!
My mom's Mansaf :

And today's Hajjaj caricature,soooo funny!

A short film; what if London was occupied? no comment,just watch it...

وطني دفتر 
  
وأخيراً أميط اللثام عن فم المدينة بعد ان كادت تختنق بالقماش والصور وبحبال البلاستيك ورائحة الدهان و"ثقل" الكلام المكتوب..فتنفّست وعاد جمال وجهها الذي نعشق..
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في هذه اللحظات تُزال الصور على عجل بعد ان علقت على مهل، وتقطع اليافطات بيأس بعد ان علقت بتفاؤل ،وتعدم اللوحات بقسوة بعد ان نصبت برفق..هذه الدنيا ؛ أناس وظيفتهم أن "يعلّقوا ويعلنوا" واناس وظيفتهم ان "يزيلوا ويلعنوا" ..
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في نهاية اليوم ، ستحتار الأمانة والبلديات في الطريقة الأمثل للتخلص من مهملات الكلام والابتسامات المجفّفة "حصيلة الازالة" ..ثم تهتدي أخيراً الى القلاّبات البرتقالية لتحمل شعارات ووعود وبرامج الناجحين والراسبين على حدٍ سواء وتمضي بها جميعاً الى الخلاء، حيث أنقاض البناء،وطمم الحفريات، وعوادم المنازل والشوارع، والناس..
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كلما شاهدت اختلاط ورق الصور بورق اللافتات ، بورق بيانات الانتخاب ، بورق "الفولوسكاب" في كلمات افتتاح المقرات ، بورق خطابات عريفي الحفل ،بورق كلمات المؤازرة ،بورق القصائد النبطية ..بورق الاقتراع ، بورق قوائم الانتخاب ، بورق النتائج ،بورق المحارم ، بورق "التوفي"...أدركت كم كانت فيروز محقّه عندمّا غنّت: "ناس من ورق"..
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أضيف لفيروز...."ناس من ورق" و وطني دفتر...


احمد حسن الزعبي

Couldn't pass by this article without sharing it,thank you Ahmad Hassan Al-Zouby!


Did I ever mention how much I love donkeys?
Well,I do,and I think they're some of the most beautiful creatures in the world,and mostly I love their personality,because unlike many other creatures(humans included) they do have one..
In my Spanish Contemporary Literature class,we skimmed through some of the wonderful book "Platero And I" by the great great Juan Ramon Jimenez
This book is a poetic prose book,divided into small chapters,each chapter tells a story ; the narrator is the owner of Platero,and Platero is just a little silver-colored donkey!
It tells stories from life,simple scenes that could pass by like lightening every day but hold so much meaning,its sarcastic tone and strong language,amazing detailed description of the deepest feelings,incredibly strong structure,and genuine words ..all of that makes it too wonderful to describe,it is simply genius,for the first time in my life I read something NOT in Arabic that could touch my soul like that book did!
I haven't read all of it,but I'm working on that,it is not that hard but it still needs to be accompanied by a dictionary for me lol,but still I would like to finish it in Spanish..
So,I recommend recommend recommend! HERE read it and you will thank me later :D ;)
Thursday, November 11, 2010


Again I'm gonna ruin another song by translating it to English,it's just too pretty and I wanna share it!
Caution : Post might be too emotional,actually the whole blog might be too emotional these couple of days,warnings of tears floods and too many Axel Fernando music!

Como la luna sin sol,                                               
como la música sin el silencio,                                
como los sueños sin amor,                                       
como querer caminar sin suelo.                                
Siento que nada soy,                                             
nada, nada sin vos...                                                

Si pudiera entregarte mi amor,                                 
si pudiera ser parte de tu cielo,                                
si pudieras confiar, vencer el miedo,                        
si pudiera llevarte a volar.                                         

Si pudiera entregarte mi amor,                                 
si pudiera curarte las heridas,                                   
si pudieras sentir que a pesar de los dos,                 
ya soy parte de tu vida.                                           
Siento que nada soy.  Letra de Si pudiera - Axel - Sitio de letras.com                                            

Como el placer sin dolor,                                      
como la luz sin la oscuridad,                                   
como forzar el amor,                                              
como la risa sin lágrimas

                                        
Like the moon without a sun  
Like music without silence 
Like dreams without love
Like wanting to walk without a ground  

I feel like I'm nothing 
Nothing,nothing without you!

If only I could give you my love
If I could be a part of your heaven 
If I could have the trust,If I could overcome the fear 
If I could take you to fly 

If only I could give you my love  
If I could cure your wounds  
If you could only feel that despite both
I'm still a part of your life

I feel like I'm nothing 

Like pleasure without pain 
Like light without darkness
Like forcing love 
Like laughter without tears 

I feel like I'm nothing 
Nothing,nothing without you!
 
Wednesday, November 10, 2010
A friend told me about these two amazing artists Gustav Klimt and Canan Berber
I don't know what is it about their paintings but they make me feel as if I was in a dream,they make me regain something vague I once felt as a child and lost in time...magic!
No words are needed,I just love them..
Some of Klimt's works  :






And some of Barbers' :






These two are my favorites :



Tuesday, November 9, 2010

صباح الورد0

I'm officially done packing my summer clothes,so it's an official bye-bye to summer,and to my colorful light clothes



Hello fluffy warm winter clothes!


Oh,and I also found a butterfly in my laundry!poor thing was clinging to a jacket
She was dying :(
I'm sorry lil' thing,it's winter again!



A cute song: