Chasing the walls of Azemmour

April 9, 2015

Chasing the walls of Azemmour Medina – the word in its most basic sense is Arabic for “city” and simply means a place where humans have settled down. But the term has other meanings too – the city Medina of course, in today’s Saudi Arabia, one of the most important cities...

No grey city

November 7, 2014

No grey city There are some things I remember more than others from my last time in Mexico City. The blue maize tlacoyos, the wide and green La Reforma, the wonderful huitlacoche, the metro, one of the friendliest yoga places I’ve practiced at – and street art. Really, this...

Head elsewhere!

May 28, 2014

Recent interesting reads A new study sheds light on the hard situation for Syrian refugees in Lebanon – it shows that over 90% view them as “symbolic threats”. I wrote about the anti-Syrian racism and discrimination for Swedish Amnesty last year, find the article here. Rana Jarbou writes about...