I’ve been following Italy’s somewhat fascist attempts to block The Pirate Bay and today, wrote a blog post on the subject for the OpenNet blog. Before adding the company’s logo to my post, I sent a quick query via the website to confirm that it was permissible to use it. Peter Sunde, co-founder of The […]
Month: August 2008
Morocco’s Second Medal!
Hooray! 36-year-old Moroccan Jaouad Gharib just became the second Moroccan to win a medal at this year’s Olympic Games (Hasna Benhassi was the first, with a bronze in the women’s 800m). Gharib, from Khenifra, didn’t start running until he was 22 and is known for constantly fiddling with his shirt, tucking and untucking it, during […]
Homeless but happy
Yesterday – August 19 – marks three years since I arrived in Meknes to live. I remember the anxiety I felt as I got on the airplane, and the sense of being so lost in the world the first few days I was there. I arrived at the airport in Casa and was picked up […]