Tag Archives: Gaza

Israelis seeking Palestine

Upon leaving Ben Gurion airport, instead of turning right and hopping on a bus to Jerusalem, we turned left and caught a taxi to Jaffa. I was going to meet my friend Judith, who I met on a previous visit … Continue reading

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My house, my life.

The past few weeks have been a whirlwind. Things that happened a week ago feel like a lifetime ago due to news and events which surpassed the previous days happenings. Gaza became an everyday word and I was hooked on … Continue reading

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Remembering……

And so it continues and the world watches on. Our lily-livered politicians tut-tutting about what Israel is doing, but not doing a damn thing about it. Obama said that it HAS to stop, whilst writing a cheque for another few … Continue reading

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And so it continues………

I really hoped that by now the bombing would have stopped. I really hoped by now there would be no more innocent people killed in very one-sided attacks. I really hoped by now that the people of Gaza could start … Continue reading

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Bloodied shades of grey.

Unless you have been living on Planet Zog (and at this moment in time, I really wish I was) you will have heard about the invasion into Gaza, which started off with airstrikes, but now has a ground invasion too. … Continue reading

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Little Hamid

Last Sunday I wrote a blog for the first time in ages. Later that day a video was posted on the internet regarding a 13 year old boy who was shot and killed in Gaza. The death of Hamid Abu … Continue reading

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It has been a while

Sorry I have not posted in a while. It isn’t through lack of anything to say, quite opposite with the glut of news coming out of Palestine. News that never makes our major news channels, however news agencies like Russia … Continue reading

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5 Broken Cameras.

Emad Burnat was an ordinary olive farmer in a village called Bil’in. His livelihood along with many others was put at risk when Israel decided to expand their settlement building and grab more Palestinian land. Emad and other villagers decided … Continue reading

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A slight apology and a Happy New Year to you all!

As the last day of 2012 is upon us and the bright shiny future of 2013 is looming, I feel I owe you my readers a slight apology. I started my blog back in April, which seems like a lifetime … Continue reading

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So, what do the children living in Gaza paint about?

How timely that this small exhibition was in Coventry for their Peace Festival. This showed a selection of art from the children of Gaza. I went to see the exhibition on Monday. There had been bombings in Gaza over the … Continue reading

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