Personal Experiences

Clubbin’ with the mob

Clubbin’ with the mob

In the 90’s, I was studying Video Production at a college in London.  The college, which will not be named, was renowned for accepting drop outs, rejects and failures, like myself.   It was the only college that accepted me because of my less than average grades at school. At the time, I was fascinated by […]

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False Teeth!

False Teeth!

I was probably twelve years old and I was fascinated by horror movies. Dracula was popular at the time and I used to watch it secretly with my friends There were no video players back then, televisions were in black and white but we had cine reels and a projector. My friends and my brother […]

The day I fasted in Ramadan 2015

The day I fasted in Ramadan 2015

6th of July, 2015 I broke my fast earlier today and I am so glad that I was able to go through it unhindered by my blood sugar issues.  I prepared for it by drinking a lot of water in small doses and by eating porridge before dawn.  I went by the fasting times in […]

Current Events

99 years…

99 years…

Today marks the 99th year of the Armenian genocide in 1915 This was a very sad and dark event in Armenian history with a loss of 1.5 million human lives brutally tortured and massacred by Ottoman forces. It is a painful memory that resonates across generations and despite the incessant denials that it ever happened […]

The Olive Trees

The Olive Trees

At my parents’ home in Lebanon, my mother grows a few olive trees in the garden. Olive trees are popular in the region and are highly regarded being closely associated to religion and peace. The Lebanese love their olive oils and different parts of the country produce different grades of the blessed liquid. Olive oil […]

By December 23, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
The Destruction of Words

The Destruction of Words

I posted a status update a couple of days ago but I somehow forgot to include the body text.  In my post, I referred to a quote from the book ‘1984’ by George Orwell, specifically referring to a conversation which occurs between staff members in the ministry of truth (ministry of information – ironically dubbed […]

Humor

Clubbin’ with the mob

Clubbin’ with the mob

In the 90’s, I was studying Video Production at a college in London.  The college, which will not be named, was renowned for accepting drop outs, rejects and failures, like myself.   It was the only college that accepted me because of my less than average grades at school. At the time, I was fascinated by […]

By February 8, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
False Teeth!

False Teeth!

I was probably twelve years old and I was fascinated by horror movies. Dracula was popular at the time and I used to watch it secretly with my friends There were no video players back then, televisions were in black and white but we had cine reels and a projector. My friends and my brother […]

I am Conan The Barbarian!

I am Conan The Barbarian!

Went to the local gym (Virgin) to find out about membership and their facilities.  I enjoy swimming so my main interest was in their pool.  A chirpy ‘salesman’ posing as a personal trainer, immediately swooped on me and was trying to ‘push’ for my personal details.  I told him that I wanted to see the […]

By November 9, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Paranormal

Life is Deathless

Life is Deathless

In 1990 I was invited to the Kingdom of Bhutan, to stay with a dear friend who was to be my host and guide to one of the most remarkable travel experiences of my life. Bhutan is a small peaceful country and the primary religion is Buddhism.  It is bordered to the north by China […]

By February 26, 2013 1 Comments Read More →
The Hidden Truth

The Hidden Truth

When I was young I was fascinated with the subject of the paranormal.  Perhaps it was due to the fact that I had personally experienced different phenomena first hand and because I possess an inquisitive mind anyway, I felt I needed to learn as much as I could about the subject. I was boarding at […]

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Angels…

Angels…

It was many years ago when I first glimpsed your shadow You were a light, so bright in the dead of night… I remember your words, soothing and sweet, a voice I heard and a graceful message I can never ignore I learnt on that day the significance and value of service, the privilege and […]

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Videos

Lebanon Electricity

Lebanon Electricity

Electricity in Lebanon is a rare sight; even more so than the Loch Ness Monster.  It has a mind of its own and when it shows up, it decides its own power output.  It is so unpredictable that it would baffle the best fortune tellers in the world. The official voltage level in Lebanon is […]

London Summer 2012

London Summer 2012

Some of the reasons for my love of London, England

Autumn Leaves

Autumn Leaves

I produced this video as a tribute to Lebanon.  Even though I do not live in Lebanon at present, I will forever cherish and love my country of origin.

Other Recent Posts

My dear friends and loved ones Today I will be publishing my article on the Armenian genocide to coincide with the centennial on 24 April 2015. Many of you may know that I am a grandchild of Armenian Genocide survivor. I would like to make it very clear that I bear no hatred or resentment […]

Love Thy Enemies

Love Thy Enemies

I informed my neighbour that my wife and I will be moving out of our flat to a new address in a month and he was very upset.  In fact I saw him go silent after a while as he drifted in thought. “Oh Garo, that is sad… I am happy for you but I […]

The Day I Sold Newspapers in London!

The Day I Sold Newspapers in London!

I was in my final years at college in London and I used to walk to college every day.  On my way, I would pass familiar faces and I always waved hello – I knew most of them by name, including the postman, milkman, refuse collectors and Liam, the newspaper seller by Bond Street Station.  […]