Lesvos, D-3

I’m flying to Greece tomorrow. I haven’t packed yet, it’s no holidays. Not that I would know what to pack if I were to go on holidays. I never backpacked to hell. That’s how I imagine it will be. It will look like heaven, and people will be nice, but it will be hell. Hell … More Lesvos, D-3

Schönefeld: Za’atar day, December 17th, 2015

Every day, my Arabic speaking kids at school ask me which new Arabic word I learned. Today, it’s Za’atar (زَعْتَر) Za’atar is a mixture of spices, mainly thyme, oregano, sesame seeds and marjoram. One of the interpreters bought a jar full of this, added to olive oil. He tells us that people like to put … More Schönefeld: Za’atar day, December 17th, 2015