Kiss of Zephyr

Looking out of my apartment on the 14 th floor, the sky always looks bright. Sun kissed and brightly blue.It is so beautifully blue that the waters of Mamzar glow under its love,not in the least revealing its secret of faking originality.Watching the cars lined one behind the other,hardly moving at most times on the…

The life of a Modern Bedouin-Crumbling Prejudices-Part 3

…He would now tell me I was in the Shabia Khawaneeji – the group of Bedouins in the Khawaneej area of The UAE. His wife soon placed a table in the middle and brought a glass of juice and a bowl of Tamar (Dates). Historically, dates and bread are the staple food of the Bedouins….

THE LIFE OF A MODERN BEDOUIN-CRUMBLING PREJUDICES-PART 2

…Nevertheless, undeterred, I was guided to the community of Bedouins I would meet a kilometer ahead in the midst of the desert, maybe if in old times there would be an oasis of green pastures and water and a relief from the harsh conditions that existed. Miniature Mosques, tanks of sweet water and taps became…