Category Archives: From the Land of Milk and Honey

Ending War

Reflecting the Polarization of our World. War divides people into the passionate pro’s and the ardent con’s. Instead of coming together and exploring unity, most of us stand together with those with whom we agree, and find it hard or … Continue reading

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The Daily Adventure aka Life

The Daily Adventure, aka Life It all began in India last October. A thought came to me that it was time to sell our home. Clearing away twenty-three years of accumulated possessions left us free to choose what next. The … Continue reading

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An Unexpected Hero -No mountain too high, No river too deep

 Israelis are both intensely proud and ruthlessly critical of their country. And they have good reasons for both. The newspapers are full of red-faced politicians who have abused their role, bribed their constituents, sexually harassed their staff and lied to … Continue reading

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Stories on the Way to Tel Aviv

 By the time we got to the bus stop it was painfully obvious that the puffer I had forgotten at home was in the wrong place. Panting, I sit on the bench and Oren begins the walk back home to … Continue reading

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Too Fragile for This World

I have found my way around at last, by foot. I can walk to the two big supermarkets twenty minutes from my door, one of which has an organic section that I wish we had in our supermarkets at home … Continue reading

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Damn Difficut Choices

 There is so much to choose from in Israel and the level of generosity makes the choices almost impossible. To make maters worse both Oren and I love our food so keeping to a strict calories intake is also almost … Continue reading

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Shabbat in Jaffa

We had a  wonderful morning in Jaffo. Breakfast in a run down warehouse with broken walls, dangling wires and streaks of red rust dripping down crumbling sandstone. The place is called ‘The Container’ and  it looks like a building ready … Continue reading

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Does Challenge and Change Improve One’s Brain?

There is a white dove perching on my balcony that overlooks Ra’anana. I check to see whether it has an olive branch in its mouth and then realise that’s silly. On seeing the dove however, I feel the promise of … Continue reading

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From the Land of Milk and Honey

The Land of Milk and Honey- Day One We arrived to our new home for the next five months in a place called Ra’annana. Fifteen minutes from the heart of Tel Aviv Jet lag woke us early and so we decided … Continue reading

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