In A Taxi With Allah

     |    Thursday, der 14. October 2010

When an Arab meets a countryman – in my case, a countrywoman – a flood of curiosity is sure to follow. Where are your from? Do you speak Arabic? Why not? Have you ever been to Palestine? And so on… Usually such interludes are of short duration and I can wriggle my way out of 

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Sex and Advertising

     |    Wednesday, der 8. September 2010

    We’re aware of it. We see it so much it blows right past us. It doesn’t affect us in the least anymore (well, maybe it affects young ‘alternative’ parents…). Women in lingerie decorate billboards. Eva Mendez, wet, wearing jeans only, stretched out in the sand with a man. Every now and again we 

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