Syrians Unknown

Syria, a country torn apart by a relentless war, five years of disturbing headlines, dreadful imagery, chemical weapons and a refugee crisis not seen since the Second World War: this is what we know of Syria. Brutal media headlines reducing innocent people seeking peace and security to mere statistics and derogatory adjectives. Individual stories and…

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The Pigeon Men Of Damascus

One of my enduring memories of living in Damascus will always be the early morning ritual of my neighbor’s pigeon’s swoop and circle above my house. While I sip coffee on my rooftop he would wave and whistle at his birds, even when the war started they continued to fly, they still do. The formation…

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Proud Men On A Kurdish Mountain

Like lords of the manor the old men surveyed the landscape stretched out beyond, down in the valley the lights of Dohuk starting to flicker in the fading light of dusk, the mountains of Kurdistan scene of sanctuary and sacrifice, proud men, we are friends on the mountain.

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Your Favorite Busker on İstiklal Street Istanbul

From the Streets of Istanbul series of prints. For those that know Istanbul and its famous thoroughfare the sound of competing buskers is as much of an attraction as the toy town tram, I am sure we all have our own favorite but this lady and her side-kick accordion player must surely rank amongst the…

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