October 6, 2019

Childhood friends

Life is a permanent childhood where fading memories always get a chance to come back to life, like a sunrise promising a new sunny day.
April 9, 2016
composite with jasmine flowers over a wooden door

The Door to Everything

I have been asked to write about my memories of Homs, the city where my parents were born, the one which for many years meant Syria to me and which sadly has become the prey of all human cruelties.
December 20, 2015
Girl writing sums on blackboard

My Bracelet

When I was a young girl in Damascus, when everything seemed possible, I was told going to school and completing my education would be the most valuable thing I could do.
May 31, 2015
Firework against the sky

Fireworks

He is playing in his backyard – as he has done all his long, boring five years – when his mum calls him in.