Hamra Buried In Trash*Breathes in the Scottish air*

I left Lebanon in September, 2015, just shy of three years living and working there as a journalist, and midway through a trash crisis which has sparked mass protests in the country.

I wish I could have stayed to cover them in person, but for various reasons I’d decided a year ago that I would come back and spend some time in Scotland.

My work in Lebanon ultimately led me to a full time position at the largest English language news paper there The Daily Star (no relation) as a reporter for the Lebanon desk and a jack of all trades for the Online desk.

After working as a journalist, in country and a region I adore, I’ve come home to learn some new skills as a postgraduate student in multimedia journalism at Glasgow Caledonian University.

Yes. I know I’m doing this in the wrong order.


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