ginger and scotch: Where To Find Thai Basil and other Authentic Thai Food in Dubai?

Posted on the May 25th, 2015 under Expat Bloggers by

Fried Sweet Potatoes and Bananas“Where in the world of Dubai do you buy your Thai groceries? Specifically Thai basil?” That was the question I posed last week to the first Thai person that I had met in Dubai after living here seven years. A...

Fake Plastic Souks: Al Nakba

Posted on the May 15th, 2015 under Personal Bloggers by

Nakba 1948 oldman and baby tent (Photo credit: Wikipedia)She talked to the table, her voice low. ‘My father was born on a farm in Palestine in 1946, outside a village called Qaffin. It’s the farm we have today. My grandparents left during the troub...