Spill a Word: Saudade

For the love of languages... Spill a word ! Origin: Portuguese A constant feeling of absence, the sadness of something that's missing, wishful longing for completeness or wholeness and the yearning for the return of that now gone. This can take different aspects, from concrete realities (a loved one, a friend, the motherland, the homeland...)… Continue reading Spill a Word: Saudade

Murmurs of Oud

When young 15-year old Jeriah saw his gift, a new wave of excitement to learn ‘Oud’ took him with it, into an unknown companionship of tranquility for all his living years. His father was a carpenter who brought him this musical instrument on his way back from northern Egypt in the early 14th century. Jeriah… Continue reading Murmurs of Oud