January 2013

Omlet du Fromage

January 17, 2013

Once a friend of mine from France exclaimed, “but you cannot travel in a Francophone country with just omlet du fromage!” She was rightly horrified by a story I had just

Me and Mine Stove

January 9, 2013

Once in Algeria, I ended up with an unusual number of guns pointed at my head. I was just relaxing in an airport lounge, chatting to some NGO workers, when some guy from

Sook in the Souq

January 4, 2013

Once in Doha I found a shop selling Palestinian solidarity memorabilia. However, it was lunchtime, and the shopkeeper was gone. I walked around the block, and came back half