Tag Archives: peace

It Is Easy To Talk

It’s the 12th anniversary of 9/11 and I would like once again to express my deep sorrow for all the lives lost and my sympathy to all those people who lost their loved ones. Twelve years have passed since the … Continue reading

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What Good Will It Do?

The US battleship is on its way again to the Middle East. This time to bomb Syria. Winter 1983-1984. New Jersey was again in the waters of the Mediterranean. The civil war was still going on in Lebanon and there … Continue reading

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Stop The Madness!

Yesterday was a bad day for Egypt. A bad day for Lebanon, a bad day for the entire region, the Middle East. In Egypt a state of emergency has been declared, with all the killings and burnings of churches. In … Continue reading

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People Are Like Chef’s Salads

Do you ever wonder what your life might have been like if you were born let’s say to different parents in a different part of the world? I mean if you had a different nationality or belonged to a different … Continue reading

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What’s New

Iris Murdoch wrote: “It is better to do the wrong thing for the right reasons than the right thing for the wrong reasons.” Of late all I want to do when I sit at my desk to write is tell … Continue reading

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Home Is A Notion

I don’t know how but it seems that lately all my stories take place at some clinic. The other day I was at the clinic yet again waiting for my turn when I started a conversation with the lady beside … Continue reading

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I Don’t Remember Anyone Winning Anywhere Any Time

It is with a sad heart that I read about what is happening in the other part of the world, particularly the Middle East. They say history repeats itself. What is happening in Syria now for whatever reason reminds me … Continue reading

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Peace Is Not Something You Wish For

For the past month or so now I have been trying to come to terms with myself and with everything in the world around me. I have been trying to find a reason for what happened and why it happened … Continue reading

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I Lost My Better Half

Perhaps some of you may be wondering why I haven’t posted anything for quite a while now when in the past I tried to write almost every day, or more specifically post an article every other day. A week ago … Continue reading

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Behind The Scenes Part Two

As I promised yesterday, here’s more from the interesting and revealing interview Irving Wallace, the great American writer, had with the judges of the Nobel Prize, in Sweden. “I wanted more of Dr. Hedin’s behind-the-scenes anecdotes. I knew that this … Continue reading

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