Sarah Irving

I do things with words, mainly English and Arabic

Segovia at the Alhambra/clearing out Thatcher

Being back in Manchester for a spell, I’ve sadly fallen straight back into my habit of flicking Radio 4 news on on my way to the kettle first thing. This … Continue reading

April 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

Seeing the Alhambra

The Alhambra (al-Qasr al-Hamra) in Granada is one of the most stunning buildings in the world. Its late-Islamic Andalucian decorations are breathtaking in their intricacy and delicacy, and the newly-renovated … Continue reading

January 10, 2013 · 1 Comment