Category Archive: Q

Q is for Qasab

I decided to post this sugar cane photo under it’s Arabic name, but that wasn’t as easy as I’d thought! Sugar cane in Arabic is قصب السكر , literally “cane of sugar”. The… Continue reading

Q: Quilters

One of the friendly quilters working on Shar-reh il Khy-ya-mayya, or Tentmakers’ Street, who generously posed for pictures for my book. I dream of one day ordering one of his gorgeous colorful quilts… Continue reading