[ My God! ] What a workday today! I am one of the most patient, coldblooded person on this planet, but I got driven crazy. :O :O :O You know - there's a series of pc-games that characterized my childhood, named NEIGHBOURS FROM HELL 1 and 2. In this series, you get a character with… Continue reading COLLEAGUES FROM HELL
A Hungarian dish in Algiers: Lecsó + Perfect Rice Alrightythen! Today, it's my free day. I woke up early and started to think how to make my day the most beneficial and restful. In the last three days, my shoulder hurting and my jobs as a teacher were pressing me into the edge. So, I… Continue reading A Hungarian dish in Algiers: Lecsó + Perfect Rice
Ever Striking Algerian Trains Riddle of the day : "What is it ? It comes unannounced, uninvited. When it comes everything stops. Its arrival has no reason. Everybody is its victim. Mass, people, cars, a nation gather together to wonder on it." -Okay, it may be hard a little bit; it is about the always… Continue reading Ever Striking Algerian Trains
Pity: Private Teacher Exploitation In Algeria, it's my third year as a private teacher of English. Private teachers are needed everywhere, but Algeria is in a special case since the Government's Education is very low. In the most national schools, teachers don't have the required competence neither as pedagogist, English speaker, nor worker. Teachers may… Continue reading Pity: Private Teacher Exploitation
I wish every Muslim around the world Eid Mubarak (Happy Eid), May Allah forgive our bad deeds and accept our good deeds to enter Janna (Paradise). Eid el Adha is the biggest Muslim celebration beside Ramadan. While Ramadan is a one month long period of rich dinners and nightly stay-ups, Eid Adha is only three… Continue reading Eid Mubarak!
Today, I got into my hands the copies of the "Voices 2017" book. The "Voices" is a famous Algerian book series containing the works of talented young writers and poets. The series is sponsored by the "Mothakaf Publisher" that aims to find and encourage the young English writers as it has done in the previous… Continue reading Short Story: Sherif on the Train (Voices 2017)
Why Berbers resist Islam in Algeria? Before I would start to examine this spicy question of "why Berbers resist Islam in Algeria", let me clear the situation which is almost idyll nowadays. In fact, the major population of Algeria find no difference between being Arab or Berber or Muslim; these three traits equally mean the… Continue reading Why Berbers resist Islam in Algeria?
Algerian Holidays: Bejaia, the Kabylian Capital Today I've visited Bejaia, the Great Kabylian (Bgeya, Tamurt n leqbayel). Bejaia city can be called the capital of the Berber culture in Algeria since it has the most Berber speakers and territory why it is called the La Grande Kabylie. I am not here to tell how the… Continue reading Algerian Holidays: Bejaia, the Kabylian Capital
Algerian Holidays: Kabylian Mountains and Tadjmia3t The second vacation choice of any Algerian family after the choice of the beach is the "Bled" which means the countryside. The most Algerian have Kabylian / Berber origins, so the ancient countryside means the Kabylian mountains of olive trees and figs. If you go to a big Berber… Continue reading Algerian Holidays: Kabylian Mountains and Tadjmia3t
Algerian Holidays: Algiers = La plage (The Beach) The Algerian beach-season may start in June; however, these years Ramadan overwrites this date till July. Although, there are many people who take a bath in the Holy month - being careful not to drink or doing it in the evening. Then in the ordinary caes… Continue reading Algerian Holidays: Algiers = La plage