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So, here we are!

We arrived late last night into Madaba and awoke really early this morning to ensure we were at the King Hussein Bridge for when it opened at 8am. We really need not have bothered as we went through all the … Continue reading

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Bab Al Shams

In December, literally hours after Palestine was voted rights within the United Nations, Israel showed the world its middle finger and openly stated that it was going to build a major settlement on a land named E1, to the East … Continue reading

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From the mouths of babes.

We had three children who did the trip to Palestine with us. Archie aged 9 was asked for school to do a little write up about his trip so I thought it would be interesting to ask the other children … Continue reading

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Wall Museum-Bethlehem

As we approached Claire’s place, lining the huge grey walls are a series of short ‘stories’. These are accounts by different Palestinians about the occupation. Please read them all if you can. All photographs courtesy of Richard Saint. Thank you.

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And worse it got….

By now the three of us were feeling really tetchy and ready to leave the area, but Manal had other plans and led us upwards towards another house. “this must be it” she muttered to herself as we scrambled up … Continue reading

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