Sarah Irving

I do things with words, mainly English and Arabic

New review: ‘Men of Capital’

Electronic Intifada, 14th January 2016 Defying stereotypes of Mandate-period Palestinians as divided between a distant, dislocated upper class of “notables” and a majority of uneducated, rebellious peasants, Seikaly charts the … Continue reading

January 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Sea (the film, that is…)

Went to see The Sea this evening, screening as part of the Edinburgh International Film Festival. It turned out to be the World Premiere of the movie, which meant a … Continue reading

June 23, 2013 · 1 Comment

Green Wedge and assorted wankers

A new website, Green Wedge, has been launched in the UK. It seems to be trying to combine politics and music/culture in a way that’s cooler and more environment-conscious than … Continue reading

January 22, 2011 · Leave a comment