Author Archives: Maysa Sitar | Queen's University Belfast

Belfast through murals

Belfast graffiti is famous for a reason. Depending on where you go in the sprawling red-brick-house city, you’ll get a different set of opinions. In city center, you’re likely to see colorful, de-politicized murals painted by artists hired by the … Continue reading

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Ode to the Sea

The Irish Sea is the most complete form of emptiness I have ever witnessed. On the coast, the line between loneliness and solitude is thin and can shift quickly, like the tide. Everywhere I go, the sea is there, brushing … Continue reading

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A day in the life of a Belfast(er)

After a year and a half of global uncertainty, it’s been a joyful experience getting back into a routine that involves places and people outside of my own home. During my first two months here, I’ve found comfort in the … Continue reading

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