Buthaina-al Hinai
    Buthaina  al Hinai

    Young Oman

    Buthaina al Hinai, an undergraduate at the College of Commerce and Economics, Sultan Qaboos University, is passionate about human and social behaviour. Her interests revolve around photography, graphic design, sociology and psychology.

The value of time
    April 9, 2011

I found myself asking two questions repetitively this week. The first was, will Moammar Gadhafi ever step down? And the second is, where does time go? Knowing that the answer to the first question would not make me any happier, I decided to look into the second question.

Lessons from Nick Vujicic
    February 12, 2011

The most inspiring people in this world are, surprisingly, not those who were born with a silver spoon in their mouth, and definitely not those who have inherited fortunes.

The Unforgettable Visit
    January 23, 2011

Adrenaline rushes have always been associated with speed and roller coasters – the way you feel blood pumping in your body or the way you feel you’ve been tied to a million helium balloons that can lift you up so you can reach the sky. I was worried about not writing this the moment I got back from the event

Exams and procrastination
    January 20, 2011

Turning down invitations in order to stay at home, guzzling litres of black coffee, unplugging the Internet router and panicking is what this time of the year is all about. The five-letter word behind this nightmare is exams.

Talented? Get out there!
    November 13, 2010

Take a good look at people around you - what do you see? Happy faces, some sad ones perhaps, tired eyes, ambitious souls maybe? If you ask me I’d say ‘talent’.