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Bread for the Body, Bread for the Soul

By / February 2013

…  of life. But for the first full week after moving to Djibouti, birds croaked outside my window at equally consistent intervals, five …  of fresh baguettes.

Come to find out every quartier in Djibouti City has several bread men and every bread man has a horn and a wooden …

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The Mourning Feast

By / December 2012

…  in the small neighborhood of Cité Saudi, on the edge of Djibouti Town. Wa’abiya, my worst and most devoted English student, had lost …  Christian Science Monitor, and Running Times. She lives in Djibouti with her husband and three children and blogs at …


Let the Rain Tap the Metal Roofs

By / November 2012

…  rainy season is fickle and lasts only a few days. On average, the …  and plastic bags and there is nowhere for rain to go in Djibouti Town. The water table of the Gulf of Tadjourah lies near the earth’s …  shoots from the sky and steam hisses from the wet earth. Djibouti becomes an instant sauna.

Women take up dried-grass brooms, bend …

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