Arabs rarely do anything by halves, and love is no exception. Theirs is a love that consumes and engulfs. Its flames invade the barriers of the soul with warmth and danger, simultaneously. It […]
Miran is a solicitor, freelance journalist and editor presently based in Sydney. Notorious for her obsession with cutlery, she lists amongst her crowning achievements the time she ate a quiche with knife and fork whilst driving. Miran once turned a rant about Arab Aunties into a short story long enough to get published in Westside Journal, and for fun she produces and presents The Y Factor on community radio. She is a co-editor of Sajjeling and tweets sporadically at @miranhosny.
Arabs were at your service with a dramatic exclamation for every occasion long before Gen-Y coined the ever-punchy moniker “OMG” (Oh my God). Years of watching Egyptian musalsalaat (television series) revealed that, […]
I recently had my very own surreal sitcom moment at work; the kind that lands you in Fez’s foreign shoes on an episode of That 70s Show or in Raj’s very Indian […]
Arabs are not shy when it comes to food. Nor are they generally big fans of waste. This combination of qualities leads to a completely bizarre collection of ‘delicacy’ dishes on Arab […]
This year, Ramadan coincides with winter in Australia. What better way to warm up the cold month than to top up the traditional ingredients of the holy season with toasted marshmallows? My […]