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(At Spinneys’ door, to be exact.) Meet Majnoun, Kherfen and El Istez* (as they introduced themselves to me) – the trio who’s target clientele are grocery shoppers. Much in the same way a stranger will say “Hi” or nod their head when they pass another person, El Istez will shout ... read more
by Loryne Atoui
08 Jun 2010
I have been back in the workforce for about a week now, and each day exposes me to very unique characters. Today, for example, the lady that cleans the bathrooms was in our office. Since the majority of our office is Muslim, I was the only one she could give ... read more
One of the first questions I got asked when I started work was how I liked my coffee. Every morning at 8.30 on the dot, Zaher drops off coffee for every employee on the first floor. Whether you like Turkish coffee (dark and strong), mixed with powdery coffee mate, or ... read more
Although I am no longer working the full-time gig, there are still lots of stories to tell about others working around me. Take for example the two men I met this morning. Let’s call them Khalil and Boutros for lack of their real names. Right around the corner from my ... read more