gaza drives

the ride back from deir al balah took the coastal road, always a pleasure.  crammed beside me in the 7 passenger, decades-old mercedes was a lively elderly woman in her hand-stitched robe and traditional light, white, stitched headscarf.  some elderly women and men still wear these traditional clothes, though most Palestinians in Gaza nowadays are… Read More gaza drives

the sea

I was recently forwarded an email with numerous photos of Gaza, most of them old, pre-siege, late 90s even.  A few photos included Palestinians at the sea, as if to say since they are under siege they should not take advantage of the one resource left to them, albeit massively polluted by their own sewage.… Read More the sea