Amira Eid

Amira Eid is a second-year Law student. Together with five others, she takes turns in writing a column for the paper version of Observant.

Irish Pubs in Bologna

Irish Pubs in Bologna

And just as I was about to give up, the night bus I was running after stopped in the middle of the Ponte della Libertà and picked me up – drenched and slightly hysterical at 3 AM on a Venice Tuesday. Isn’t that refreshing: a quirky an...

A Big, Fluffy Blob of Grey

A Big, Fluffy Blob of Grey

“So where do you draw the line between absolutism and not having an opinion at all?” Oh no, no, mate. That’s not what I meant. Look, I was quite happy with the dinner-friendly small-talk we had going on, but I suppose your seemingly...

Attempted Adulthood

Attempted Adulthood

August 2015 “And that’s my rental contract.” At this point I’m pretty sure the bank teller can see me sweating through my pressed shirt. I’m good at cost-benefit analyses, but apparently not so much at ‘likeliho...