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In the taxi on the way back from Al Fukhary tonight, E is on the phone checking if we can visit Abd tomorrow in Al Wafa hospital to deliver the chess set. “Fil asr.” she finishes. “Is ‘asr‘ arabic for … Continue reading
On Tuesday night I went to smoke shisha with the Red Crescent volunteers for S’s 29th birthday. There were the usual accusative cries of “wen inti?” – where have you been? These folks got used to me being round the … Continue reading
“Parsley’s good, but it’s not that good!” said a UK friend when I told him about our second day of parsley picking. Footage of shooting at ISM website and Press TV report
You remember the Nadeems (I must ring and ask them how Firas’s knee operation went so I can tell you) who tried to escape from the Israel’s attacks on Tela Howa in their car, but it wouldn’t start. Also on … Continue reading
E and I were on the same action again today, and while I was too tired to write, she got down to work. Here is her account, with my photos. Her article was originally published on her blog InGaza, and … Continue reading
I’m told the bursts of noise that are currently shaking the net cafe a little are probably F16 sonic booms and not rockets, so that’s nice! Last night’s attacks involved 7 rockets on the tunnel/border area Rafah and a strike … Continue reading
Tuesday: I woke today to the sound of shelling from Israeli ships at sea. I’m not sure they really get this ceasefire concept totally, though of course it is nothing like what it was.