February 28, 2016
Glass preserve bottles

Secrets of Preservation

Syrians are specialists in preservation. Vegetables used to be soaked in salty water, then dried and stockpiled in glass jars.
January 13, 2016
Photograph of girl

My Daughter’s Face

I recalled my daughter’s face. It was worth experiencing this torture, if she could just live like the rest of the world’s children.
June 21, 2015
Hakawati storyteller with book

Flashbacks From Damascus

I miss everything about Damascus, down to the smallest details.