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Miran Hosny

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.

How to OMG like an Arab

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, […]

Ramadan Rocky Road

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 […]