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Nadine Compton
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Middle Eastern pop culture blogger, social media maven
Middle Eastern pop culture blogger, social media maven

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It's all in your head: "Shoes of Saudi Arabia"
Jori is a 17 year old student from Al-Khobar. Jori shows up to her interview with her sister  Razan and friend Al-Anoud. What are your favourite pair of shoes? Um, I like high shoes... High heels? No not high heels, but wedges. I'm short and the abaya is so...

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On the outside looking in: "Shoes of Saudi Arabia"
Saja is a 25 year old business development analyst from Al-Khobar. I've known Saja since I was a little kid. We didn't go to the same school as her father's Saudi (which makes her Saudi) and they went to a different school than us expat kids, but she was al...

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What to wear when you're all grown up: "Shoes of Saudi Arabia"
Noof is a 24 year old graduate looking for work. She is from Al-Khobar. Sarrah and I leave the cafe to look for participants. We find Noof sitting at a gelato shop with a couple other girls. What are your favourite pair of shoes and why? Flats, they are ver...

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Oh damn, she has really nice taste: "Shoes of Saudi Arabia"
Sarrah is a 24 year old IT professional from Mecca. Sarrah has been taking piano lessons from me since the summer of last year. She was gracious enough to let me interview her and to be my interpreter for the day. My plan was to hit up the mall, where I wou...

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Watch these Saudi comedians make fun of students living abroad
Wow wow wee wa . I met so many people today and I learned so much! Everything that I want to type out will probably have to go into more than one blog post. That's OK though, that’ll keep you, dear reader, coming back for more. :) Let's just focus on one th...

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How patriotic are you? Let me show you!
imgur Nationalism is in the air. What with Narendra Modi winning Indian elections to be its next prime minister and everything happening in the Ukraine , you can't turn on the news without hearing about it. In a poll featured on image sharing website imgur ...

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How to get free perfume in Saudi Arabia
Last week my mom's friend was invited to a cultural night and I tagged along. It was hosted by Saudi women at a family compound downtown. The aim of the event was to introduce expatriate women living in Al-Khobar and Dhahran to Saudi culture. The young wome...

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Why I started writing stuff on the Internet
Cardiff University Welcome to my blog!                                                                                                           ! أهلاً و سهلاً I’m a Third Culture Kid (TCK) who grew
up on a compound in Saudi Arabia. Like many people in my ...

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How patriotic are you? Let me show you!
imgur Nationalism is in the air. What with Narendra Modi winning Indian elections to be its next prime minister and everything happening in the Ukraine , you can't turn on the news without hearing about it. In a poll featured on image sharing website imgur ...

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Here's some Saudi artwork that I like
                                          Arab News This image appeared in the Arts and Culture section in the Arab News . Can you believe it? The article covered the artwork by Saudi artist Qaswra Hafez . I actually have it ripped out and taped to my bedro...
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