Issorya's World

Sunday Inspiration

My third child (sorry, adult!) graduated yesterday after 4 years at university. Looking at all the graduates of 2018, i was wondering if they all really knew where their path will lead them. Because very seldom does it go exactly the way you planned or dreamed. My daughter, like many others, is at a loss wether to continue her studies or start working, she is basically lost. I was never a person to push my children into anything they didn't want; they all took their own decisions (right or wrong) and i always encouraged and advised them in their choices....

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My Admiration for Nizar Kabbaneh

I was never really interested in Arabic poetry until very recently. I was raised in a more european oriented culture, so discovering Nizar Kabbaneh's poetry was a pleasure! I was researching Arab Poets for my necklaces at the time, and just fell in love with his words. He was a rarity in the conservative Arab society, Kabbaneh was a progressive poet and a feminist at heart. Nizar Kabbaneh was a great poet. He picked up themes from real life and presented them into poems. He wrote on women’s condition and sexuality – a taboo issue in the Arab world at the time. One...

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My Gallery Wall

So..My gallery wall. In the past ten years i have moved 5 times in two different countries, amassed stuff, gave away stuff and stored stuff. Every time i move to a new place i feel the excitement of decorating, the challenge, the creativity of working on a budget, and finally loving the end result. Through out the years my taste changed and evolved, till it reached an understanding and appreciation of objects that really matter to me, not just decor for the sake of decor. thus my dining room wall; it is a work in progress, you can find a...

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Hello World!

I HAVE BEEN THINKING FOR A WHILE NOW ABOUT STARTING A NEW BLOG (I ALREADY DABBLED IN THIS AREA ON 2 DIFFERENT OCCASIONS THROUGHOUT THE LAST 10 YEARS), TALKING OF COURSE ABOUT MY JEWELRY, BUT ALSO ABOUT MY LOVE FOR INTERIORS, DECORATING, TRAVELING, FOOD, MY KIDS, MY DOG….WELL, ALL THAT INSPIRES ME BASICALLY! AS MANY OF YOU ALREADY KNOW, I AM HALF ITALIAN AND HALF LEBANESE,AND A MOTHER OF FOUR (28,25,22 AND 17), SO ALMOST ALL GROWN UPS, NO MORE DIAPER CHANGES, TANTRUMS, PLAY DATES OR TEEN AGE EXISTENTIALISM! IT IS HIGH TIME FOR MYSELF! I HAVE ALWAYS LOVED JEWELRY...

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