Yesterday, I heard a familiar voice on the radio. It was an old friend of mine from Gaza. Her name is Najla Shawa. She was being interviewed from Gaza city by the BBC World Service. The presenter introduced her like this: “Now we are going to talk to a Palestinian mother in Gaza. Najla is […]
Emergency appeal for Gaza
This Gaza city image was taken on 14th May by photographer Mohammed Zaanoun. As many of you know, I used to live inside Gaza. I worked with the Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR) and Medical Aid for Palestinians (MAP). I am still in touch with my friends inside Gaza every day. As of today, […]
You, me & the dopamine gangs: how to (start) wackamoling internet trolls
How does online violence affect women and how do we start wackamoling online hatred ?
The dark art of romance (and how to find true love forever…)
Is romance still alive – or has it been asphyxiated by these dark viral days? What’s the difference between romance and love, and how the hell do we live romantically in these strange, sad times? I’ve been riffing on these questions for weeks (this is what happens when you live alone during lockdown) and […]