Sarah Irving

I do things with words, mainly English and Arabic

He called Desmond Tutu a WHAT?

They’re a classy lot, these Sydney Zionists. On Wednesday night, I was lucky enough to be invited to a small ceremony at which Fiona Byrne, the Mayor of Marrickville, was … Continue reading

June 9, 2011 · 2 Comments

International Women's Day: 'Women in Print' at Readings

So, the draft Bradt Guide is done, we are in Melbourne, and we have somewhere to live for the next month (fingers crossed. We move in tomorrow. Please please please … Continue reading

March 8, 2011 · 1 Comment

New article: Boycott vote in Sydney suburb sparks media furor, death threats

Electronic Intifada, 24th January 2011: On 15 December 2010, the councilors of Marrickville, a suburb of Sydney, Australia voted by a 10-2 majority to support the Palestinian call for boycott, … Continue reading

January 24, 2011 · 5 Comments