Archives: January 2010

Wed Jan 27, 2010

Candle Light Dinner

Tonight, too, were having a romantic candle light dinner. Well, thanks to Israelis, of course.

Setting the candles on the table for dinner is not due to a special occasion. Its the birthday of none of us tonight. In fact, candles have become more of a necessity for us, Gazans, than of a tradition. A real compassionate yet dangerous companion in our thick dark nights when were left with no electricity.

Posted by: Refaat Alareer on Jan 27, 10 | 9:07 pm

Fri Jan 15, 2010

One War Day

As habitually, Hamza leaned back against the dark white-painted wall recently-spotted with the hands of his little nephews, nieces, and little cousins and whereon crevices of various lengths laid bleakly; he fought off all nudging thoughts which overrun him every now and then as if they conspired with the blasts hereabouts to preoccupy his mind when it looked peaceful for him to proceed on his reading. More...

Posted by: Refaat Alareer on Jan 15, 10 | 3:54 pm