In Beirut

Well, Air France lost my luggage. My video monitor on the plane was busted, so I ended up reading Geoff Dyer’s new novel Jeff in Venice, Death in Varanasi in one sitting. It’s so hot here that my annual ritual of going skiing and swimming in one day is not going to be an option. The traffic is bad and is bound to get worse when it starts pouring this week.

But I’m not complaining. Do you know why?

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10 thoughts on “In Beirut

  1. Welcome home! Nawwarat Beirut bi wjudak.
    And that’s a very good fotograph of a food that’s allways very good too. Got us all droooling…

    On a different note, I found today’s edition of e-Haaretz quite yummy too. Barak to Turkey, Iraqi Jewish Archive, U.S. official suggesting that “arming of Hezbollah could spark Israel-Syria war” (Israel-Syria war? Really?)and last by not least, somebody remembering that Marwan Barghouti is still alive…

    Posted by mj | January 17, 2010, 7:10 am
  2. The food spread looks really good QN.


    Posted by Ras Beirut | January 17, 2010, 12:04 pm
  3. Did you say that you ware on a diet? I imagine that all of these are only the lunch appetizers πŸ™‚ Enjoy.

    Posted by ghassan karam | January 17, 2010, 1:49 pm
  4. QN,

    It is simple , because you ended eating dinner in Syria,

    Posted by norman | January 17, 2010, 10:01 pm
  5. Welcome home !

    Posted by marillionlb | January 18, 2010, 4:52 am
  6. It is indeed wicked hot these days. There’s barely any snow in Faraya and the other ski resorts.

    Welcome back πŸ˜€

    Posted by JRK | January 18, 2010, 5:01 am
  7. Welcome to Leb! πŸ˜€
    Would it be possible to meet you while you’re here? We could organize a tweetup I’m sure many, many bloggers and twitterers would love to meet you πŸ™‚

    Posted by maya zankoul | January 18, 2010, 5:22 am
  8. lik sa7tainnnnnnnn πŸ˜€

    Posted by Tariq | January 19, 2010, 3:42 pm
  9. I was wondering if Air France found your luggage, mine have been lost with air france since January 4th.

    Posted by Jalil | January 27, 2010, 3:47 pm
  10. Yes, they did, thanks. Same day, as it turned out.

    Posted by Qifa Nabki | January 27, 2010, 3:58 pm

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