"To write well, express yourself like the common people, but think like a wise man" -Aristotle*
Ahlan wa sahlan
A warm welcome**
This post is dedicated to Syrian writer Ms Muna Imady (1962 - 2016) and the country and people she loved.
In an interview for ‘Beloved Syria’ (September 2019), Muna’s mother, Elaine, spoke about 'Kan Ya Ma Kan: Folktales and Recipes...
In September 2019, I dropped in on an old friend, Elaine Imady, author of 'Road to Damascus'. Elaine is an American Syrian who first went to live in Damascus around six decades ago with her Syrian husband, Mohammed, whom she'd met at New York University. Theirs was a true love story.
In 2010, Elaine wrote for 'Syria Comment'
Since last Sunday, March...
Interview with Lubna, recorded by Susan Dirgham in 2010
In regard to women’s issues and the equality of the sexes, what are some of the differences of opinion in Syria?
You have a whole range of opinions. For example, men are demanding their rights, like to be equal to the women! They are saying, like, women have more rights than...