September 29, 2014
Basketball hoop

Exploring Syria through basketball

I scored my first basketball shot back when I was seven years old. I was too short and my arms were weak...
September 23, 2014

Haurani Cinnamon

In Bosra Esham, when a new baby is born, we serve a cup of hot cinnamon and home-grown walnuts.
September 20, 2014
Piles of colourful Syrian sweets

The Smallest Gifts

As a child, the trip to the grocery store was the highlight of my day. Maybe it was because I was allowed to go out, run around and contemplate adventures.
September 9, 2014
Empty coffee cups and ashtray on white plastic table

Guest Post: In Calais

When I arrived in Calais I was very sorry I came.
September 7, 2014
Cars driving down a busy road by night

Micro Ride

When the driver of a London double decker bus stops to let one more running figure on, it always leaves a smile on my face.