Sarah Irving

I do things with words, mainly English and Arabic

New article: Sebastia's living community sidelined for ancient ruins

Electronic Intifada, 8th November 2010: “I have in my possession two leaflets about Sebastia, an outrageously pretty little West Bank village which you’d never guess was once a major city, … Continue reading

November 8, 2010 · Leave a comment

'Swishing' and stitching

A while ago, I wrote about the commercialisation and appropriation of clothes swaps parties, from homegrown opportunities for women to get together and use non-commercial ways to renew their wardrobes … Continue reading

November 4, 2010 · Leave a comment

Losing Hope

I’ve been back in the West Bank for five weeks, my first visit since spring 2009. On the face of it, things are looking good. The Palestinian Authority is reporting … Continue reading

November 1, 2010 · 2 Comments