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Monthly Archives: May 2009

The other massacre of 1989

Of memory and forgetting
Drive east from Algiers and eventually the road will carry you up through the mountains and valleys of Kabylie. From the city of Tizi Ouzou, continue to climb into the villages where children stop and stare at a rare Arab visitor, just as Chinese villagers stare at Europeans they have seen in […]

The end

My Dad sent me an email saying my blog had been silent for a long time and suggesting it was time for another session on Skype. And then he died.
So now here I sit downstairs back in England. It’s five in the morning and my Mum will wake up soon. I’m hungry and I hope […]