Bentalha

Bentalha I Randa Aimour

i was born in a country where the skies are blue and tangerine and every color in between i was born in a country where women were slaughtered where markets were bombed where poets were murdered i was born in a country that made martyrs out of families orphans out of children widows out of …

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Prologue

My grandmother lost her virginity at the age of fifteen. She was standing on a chair cleaning the display cupboard in her aunt's living room one day, when she slipped and fell, legs open, on the protruding end of another chair and her virginity was no more. That was the official story. I was fifteen …

L’écrivaine

I started writing when I was twelve. I had the most over-active imagination ever, to the point where it had turned me into a pathological liar. I loved telling people stories, even if they weren't true. The complicated part was when they realized none of it was real, they thought I was an asshole which, …

Hiatus

Photo Gallery: Malta I Randa A.

I've decided to take a break. I am not quitting blogging or anything like that, but my workload as we catapult towards the end of the academic year is steadily increasing. I have a dissertation that is seriously trying me, and exams are coming soon. Too soon. This coupled with the fact that I haven't …