Games in the Shatila maze: voices from the camp [Part II]

Games in the Shatila maze: voices from the camp [Part II]

Here there are The weapons that I like: the gun that just makes pum (Or bang, if you read some cartoon) but no holes … the cannon that shoots without even shaking the coffee table … the little air gun that sometimes by mistake  hits the target but it would not hurt neither a fly nor a corporal … Weapons of joy! the others, please, throw them all away!   The weapons of happiness, Gianni Rodari “Ouch!” I quickly put

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Shatila Beach, Lebanon: voices from the camp [Parte I]

Shatila Beach, Lebanon: voices from the camp [Parte I]

Shatila Beach, it is 3 p.m., the sun is at its zenith. You can hear the sound of the water, but it is not the sea. A young man looks at us puzzled as he tries to fill a plastic tank on the roof of his house with a large pitcher. There is no sand on the terrace, but a thick layer of dust covers everything. We are on the roof of the Guest House. One more floor and a

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