On my art spree, I visit and explore the Sultan Gallery founded in 1969, Kuwait, to learn more about the country’s art scene.
It was a summer afternoon when I drove to our house to water our indoor plants. My parents were vacationing at the time. As I enter our backyard there’s a frightened and timid kitten, about 7-8 months old, with white fur and an orange-tinged head and tail. Whenever spotted, she would scurry towards a corner, occasionally peeking out at the stranger with curiosity. Her hiding place was a dark outdoor staircase leading to our basement. Mila was cautious, yet at the same time, seemingly desperate for somebody to feed her. I could tell she wanted to be approached and feel safe, but with the unknown harsh streets out there she kept her guard. She was super dehydrated, starved, and miserable from months of scavenging trash and fending for herself. Keep in mind, this was last year in July at the height of summer in Kuwait. I immediately entered our house and fetched a can of tuna, the readily available go-to snack for pretty much every street cat out there! I stepped outside with a plastic …
Have you been to a book shop that buys books? BetterBooks does! Second-hand book stores offer a whiff of printed nostalgia and a treasure mine for avid collectors. I decided to drop by Kuwait’s second-hand book store to see what I would find…
I’m still a fan of print even though everything is shifting to digital. I think independent magazines are setting out to prove the print isn’t really over, especially for lovers of pages. I say, back in fashion, back in print! #slowjournalism
The 4th edition of the Souk Mubarakiya photo diary exploring Kuwait’s street art, people, shops and markets, and it’s overall atmosphere and quirks.
I share my personal stance and opinions surrounding inequality and feminism nowadays.
Candid shots of Kuwait’s old souk, Mubarakiya. Very interesting place!
Check out part 1 here!
If you’re living in Kuwait, you are probably aware of the huge amount of foodies here. Food is a craze in the country and the dining scene is exploding. With that, there’s a volume of “self-proclaimed” food bloggers. Ok, you enjoy food and are crazy about eating, so am I! You can definitely share your love for food however, please just don’t act like a “food connoisseur”.
If you keep your eyes peeled and are mindful of the surroundings, you’d be surprised at how many details and moments are hidden in the everyday life of this souk.