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From Syria to Calais: Nine Years of Changing Perspectives

In the summer of 2007 I travelled to Syria. Our group were on a trip around the Middle East when we crossed over the Jordanian border to arrive in the ancient walled city of Damascus. A collection of women from England, Australia, Canada and the US, we walked past palm trees and half ruined architecture above multi-coloured parasols. My […]

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Photo of the Week: In the Souks of Damascus

In the fierce heat of the midday sun, I wandered through the souks of Syria’s capital and spied a stall owner catching a quick nap among his antiques. NB: While the atrocities occurring in Syria today are devastating, I feel privileged to have experienced the country in a more peaceful time. It really is such a beautiful place. If […]

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