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Amman at the end

June 5, 2017 · Leave a comment

Enough from Amman

for now anyway

July 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

Amman in a taxi

What kind of men drive Amman’s taxis?

July 2, 2016 · 3 Comments

Amman and a Mishmish

There will be apricots

June 16, 2016 · 1 Comment


come on just a little bit more…sun’s down! gimme dates.

June 16, 2016 · 2 Comments

Amman in a Pool

‘Let’s go swimming!’ Screamed Ali like a ten year old who has just found out he is going to Disneyland. The lads from the local mosque had rented out a … Continue reading

June 12, 2016 · 1 Comment

Amman and a Goat

Ah Friday, the Islamic day of rest. ‘Get your stuff together we are going down to al-ghor’ (Jordan Valley) said a very grumpy-looking Ali. ‘What’s up?’ ‘We are going to … Continue reading

June 12, 2016 · Leave a comment

Amman fed up of Chicken

Another lazy morning interrupted by the usual breakfast of KFC and hummus. But today with the addition of matabil – a dip made with aubergines that have been roasted on … Continue reading

June 12, 2016 · Leave a comment

Amman called Steve

It appears the inhabitants of my flat come and go in shifts. The day crew (the three who I share a room with) work in various restaurants near the University … Continue reading

June 12, 2016 · 2 Comments

A man back in Amman

After being grumpily thrust my visa, and buying my bus ticket I settled into a window seat of an empty bus excited to be back in Jordan. My phone was … Continue reading

June 5, 2016 · Leave a comment