The Days of Misplaced Manifestations

Before I start describing the events of the last two days, let me engrave the idea in your mind that "Algerians love chaotic tumults and celebrating." We don't have weekly parties, only yearly weddings... We don't have seasonal festivals, we have yearly Ramadan of fasting... Our inner-pressure is hiding inside us, making our daily life … Continue reading The Days of Misplaced Manifestations

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Principle-breaking Pressure

  Bravo. One another day is survived. The overwhelming University life in the Master degree puts more and more weight on us day to day. Today, we finished our classes earlier and a girl called me over to prepare the tomorrow's presentation with her. At first, I thought that we prepared everything and she wrote … Continue reading Principle-breaking Pressure

Algerian Derdja: “youqaqiy”

Today, I've just heard an interesting Algerian word: "youqaqiy"... Actually, this word is from the Capital's language (Algerois) and it describes the speakers of the Algerian Dialect (Derdja). The concept of "youqaqiy" depicts the people who pronounce the Arabic letter (ق) - Qaaf in the classical way as it sounds "qaaf". What's the point pronouncing … Continue reading Algerian Derdja: “youqaqiy”

Exclusive: International Book Fair in Algiers

Yesterday the 25th October, the yearly organized International Book Fairs of Algiers has opened its gates till the 5th November. I gave it a quick visit today and I bought my so-desired book from there: Stephen King - On Writing. It's my fourth year in Algeria and I am visiting this international intellectual event for … Continue reading Exclusive: International Book Fair in Algiers

My Tardy University and My Lost Trimester

Today, I checked my university again... whether the study starts in November!   In the last three months, I've been the edge of insanity. In the very beginning, I came back from Hungary, from my mother in August; however, she was begging me to stay until September. I told her I can't stay since my … Continue reading My Tardy University and My Lost Trimester

A Hungarian dish in Algiers: Lecsó + Perfect Rice

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

​Algerian Holidays: Algiers = La plage

​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