February 18, 2017
Composite image: Beach at sunset with overlaid flowers

Love in a strange land

The UK was very different from Syria – 800 degrees different. When I was in Damascus, I didn't really consider myself living any more.
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.
September 19, 2015
Heart and key silhouetted against sunset

The Keys To My Home

I used to complain about my father’s repeated requests that I take my key with me every time I wanted to go out.