Sarah Irving

I do things with words, mainly English and Arabic

New review: ‘It’s better to jump’

Electronic Intifada, 16th April 2014 That attachment stems from the everyday experience of growing up and living in a town — its people, its alleyways, the ways that people make … Continue reading

April 16, 2014 · 1 Comment

Tourism, gentrification and the planned demise of Palestinian Akka

The Guardian ran this sad piece by Harriet Sherwood yesterday, documenting the ongoing gentrification and de-Arabisation of the beautiful old city of Akka. Sherwood says: According to Arab activists in … Continue reading

June 25, 2012 · Leave a comment

New article: 10 Highlights of Palestine

Guardian Travel, 18th November 2011 Being woken at 4.30am is rarely a plus. But heard from the Cinema Jenin guesthouse in the city centre, in a cool, clear dawn, the … Continue reading

November 18, 2011 · Leave a comment

Research remnants – a few articles

With the research for the new Bradt Guide to Palestine done and dusted, there are a few articles which I came across doing background research that I found especially interesting, … Continue reading

March 31, 2011 · Leave a comment