The Long Lens blog: Photography with added snaps, art and culture

The photography site for sore eyes. Featuring: Art, photography, performance and theatre. With extra writing because I'm also a writer.

Monthly Archives: December, 2012

ADVERT: Palestine is normal

Do an image search for the world Palestine and almost every result contains the national flag. Of those results that are photographs, most show Palestinian protesters. In some there is … Continue reading

December 31, 2012 · Leave a comment

Folk off dancing

Surely there is no better way to celebrate a day accidental activism, antagonising Israeli soldiers and visiting the birthplace of Jesus Christ. A night of traditional folk dancing. If there … Continue reading

December 30, 2012 · Leave a comment

Nablus, West Bank, Palestine

Its pristine An-Najah national University university is the rated fifth in the Arab world. The university was closed by Israel during the First Intifada between 1988 and 1991.Nablus is noted … Continue reading

December 17, 2012 · Leave a comment

Yasser Arafat’s final day of resting in peace (with visitors) – November 11, 2012

It was a surreal day anyway. Two hours sleep with an Italian/Canadian couple in the wrong hotel, then realising I was on an anarchist’s bus tour through Palestine when they … Continue reading

December 11, 2012 · Leave a comment