The Present Perfect

Monthly Archives: July 2011

No, this is not turning into a running blog, but I had to write about my best run ever! I just bought a new pair of running shoes yesterday and though I could attribute it to that, I think it’s really all about the scenery. For a while now I’ve been looking forward to doing some long runs in NYC, not just to change up the scenery of my usual runs in… Read More

I’m in NYC for two months for the summer holidays. I’ve only been here a day and a half now but it feels like Utopia. Really. The first things that struck me were wide sidewalks that are actually used for walking (not parking or driving), trash being thrown in actual trash bins (or even *recycling* bins!) and public transportation. I think this is some form of reverse culture shock where everything seems… Read More

I missed May’s photo trip with the Beirut Street Photographers due to the triathlon but this month I was back and ready to shoot. The BSP chose the perfect locations for this month’s trip: the lovely coastal towns of Batroun and Anfeh. The views of the sparkling sea made for a perfect backdrop for street photography at the start of the summer season. Some of the details really made you feel like… Read More