Sarah Irving

I do things with words, mainly English and Arabic

New review: ‘Do-Gooders’ the movie

Electronic Intifada, 3rd February 2014 Ruthven is whisked off with “her own private PR woman and a jeep with tinted windows” to visit USAID programs. The water projects each cost … Continue reading

February 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

Saturday night in Beit Sahour

It’s Saturday night in Beit Sahour, and a 70-something Palestinian woman is threatening to feed me arak (and salted almonds. I’m anyone’s for a few roasted almonds). Could be worse. … Continue reading

October 9, 2010 · 1 Comment