Sarah Irving

I do things with words, mainly English and Arabic

New article: Trying to watch the stars in the Palestinian desert

From Electronic Intifada, 11th October 2010:

“As we pull off into the entrance signposted Wadi Qelt (with the Arabic script obscured by spray-paint), Ahmed swears ripely as we nearly hit a large barrier closing the road. As we sit staring at it and he tries to work out if his memories of this road have been confused by premature senility, a figure strides across the empty parking lot toward us…”

Read the full article here.

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