A Difficult Exit: leaving Palestine

Palestine and Israel have been prominent in the news again lately and I've been reflecting on how stories are reported, the language used, and of my last visit. At the end of May I left northern Palestine through a checkpoint that I hadn't been through before. I was with my Scottish friend Jane. We were … Continue reading A Difficult Exit: leaving Palestine

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Acting on Impulse: activism & altruism

The pull to activism I've been curious about an impulse I've had on and off recently to jump on a 'plane and head to North Dakota to support the presence of the Water Protectors at Standing Rock. On one level I can see that might seem like a pretty bonkers thing to do; on another, it … Continue reading Acting on Impulse: activism & altruism