Only recently have Bedouin people had access to Hospitals. Therefore, they have a robust and established First Aid system (some things might make you go “eww”) with which they treat various ailments… Read about some of the practices I have learned…
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There are some things which never change about a person. A social or religious programming you have received as a child, or a characteristic you developed or were born with. No one persons unchangeable factors are necessarily the same, but for sure everyone has something that is unchangeable about them… Or at least something pretty much certainly unchangeable.
Read more "Billy Goat Head in my fridge …"
Al-hamdulilah I have a very happy tummy and I think I have no requirement now to eat goat meat for at least another month….
My husband told me the following joke ages ago. I am generally rubbish at joke telling and remembering, but this one stuck in my head…
Read more "Eid Mubarak, a Bedouin Joke, conversation with my son…"
#1: They are spontaneous. #2: They have a mischievous sense of humour. #3: They are generous. #4: They are remarkably tolerant. #5: They don’t hold a grudge.
Read more "The 5 characteristics I love most about Bedouin Arabs"
I’ve been thinking a lot about integration recently. Given the news, the American election, the conversations going around online, my own multicultural family.
Read more "Integration – Polarised people."
As a Brit rain is not something I naturally get excited about. Cold, wet, grey and inconvenient. However, since living in the desert I have a new appreciation for it.
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Inspired by “my comic life” which has been making me chuckle, and my marriage … for my own amusement more than anything !! Not sure if we are the only one with this or not!! … : D
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From the start I didn’t like the village. I resented its small town mentality, and the loss of wide open views that the open desert offers …
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Bismillah Rahman Ar Raheem Ramadan Kareem The day finally came, and my new little daughter burst into the world, Al-hamdulilah. After making me wait for what seemed an eternity, wriggling around in the most uncomfortable ways possible for weeks on end, she skipped being induced by just 2 days, labour was just two hours and 100% natural. With […]
Read more "She arrived!"