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Tag Archives: Culture

Fragrance of old Kuwait

Heritage, culture forgotten I had previously written an article in which I highlighted our negligence of everything related to our heritage and culture. If we study the history of Kuwait, we will not find people who cared about the state’s documents especially the correspondences between oil companies and the late Amir …

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On sustainability and environment

Creative: Dar Al Athar Al Islamiyyah, writer, artist and food columnist Having achieved a certain level of fame or notoriety for my weekly food column on LivinQ8. com, the most logical subject matter for After Iftar seemed a food article and several recipes suggested themselves. Iftar and Ghabka are, after …

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Sojourn in Paris alleys – Calm in home of culture

I STAYED in Paris where I visited doctors, entered public libraries and watched the people in order to have a feel of the elite civilization, polite attitude, fine feelings, warm welcome, good behavior, low voices, keeping the dates and accurate life order. Whereas we, the Arabs, are rough and barbarians, …

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Shangri-La labour of love – Doris Duke bridging cultures

  The story goes thus. In 1935,  Doris Duke, a beautiful, young American heiress on the final stop  of her lengthy first honeymoon with a dashing aspiring politician arrived on the then US territory of Hawaii. She promptly fell in love with Hawaii’s soporific natural beauty. During her long stay …

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