This Week in Palestinian Blogs: Once Upon a Time

Little Yousuf and the pumpkins

Photo credit: Raising Yousuf

Little Yousuf (one year and 8 months old) played in a pumpkin patch in Maryland and fed some pet goats while in the US. Few days later he was shaking, terrified and disoriented.
Took her breath away

Photo credit: Angela

CafeLulu paused to appreciate the breath-taking sunset she probably needed in the middle of a demanding life.
Eman and her husband in London

Photo credit: AquaCool

Eman recalled her recent trip to London, the summit and the bloggers she has met.
Amal & Maryam at the KG

Photo credit: Living in Gaza City

Amal and Maryam like their kinder garten in Gaza, just the night before this picture was taken though, they couldn't sleep, Imaan -their mother- had to explain what was that boom sound they heard.

Photo credit: Standing Witness

Sahar‘s friend Omar was arrested by the Israelis, he's twenty year-old, had just found out he won a scholarship and was glad he could finally get out of this place. After what happened, he's probably not going anywhere now.
I keep changing faces and I'm really ticked off, my friend Ohoud said she saw a ring hovering in the sky but I don't believe her! the other day she complained about buses being made for shorties
Ohoud has a very nice voice, it is always good to be around her and listen to her passionately singing for her people and the land, or playing some of her favortie tunes.

The Tower Keeper showed some pictures of “Israel” to his students in Gaza, and showed some pictures of Gaza to Israelis, both couldn't believe they are looking at the area on the other side of fence. After three months in Palestine, Bob has said good bye to his friends, he's back home now.

About the rest of us, well, our production of olives in Tubas has rotten because the only checkpoint we were allowed to sell olives to the Israeli traders at,has been closed. By the way, our olive oil was mentioned as an ethical xmas present by The Times.

Oh, and before I forget, PHALASTEEN team wishes you a merry christmas!


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