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About me

Gender Male
Occupation Still deciding.
Location Not quite sure. What day are we again?
Introduction I'm an economic consultant, perpetual expat, often lost, curious, religious, secular, illogical and hesitant. This blog is somewhat of a travelogue, a political and economic commentary board. Your comments and emails are both welcome and encouraged; this blog is meant to be read and it's nice to know that it is! Agree, disagree, object, discuss... Thank you for wasting your working hours here.
Interests Economic Development, Post-conflict reconstruction, international aid, politics, Middle East Peace Process, HIV/AIDS policy, Refugees and IDPs, Meeting New People, Eating, Literature.
Favorite Movies L'auberge espagnole, Esha3et 7obb (yes; i liked it - i'm sorry!), Tesis, Gladiator, The Godfather, The Bourne Identity, A Closer Walk, La Vita e Bella...
Favorite Music K's choice, Mohamad Abdel Wahab, JS Bach, Bløf, Nickelback, Idan Raichel, Georges Brassens, Jacques Brel, world music.
Favorite Books Al Fitna al Kobra by Taha Hussein, Le Scaphandre et le papillion (The Diving Bell and the Butterfly) by Jean-Dominique Bauby, The Baron in the Trees by Italo Calvino, The Perfume by Patrick Suskind, most of Tawfiq el Hakim's writings.

Which do you prefer and why: whittling with soap or whistling with wood?

Who the fuck comes up with those silly questions?