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This post was originally planned for the 2nd of August but – since I hadn’t yet taken the photos and I was out of the country – I had to be home before I could write it. Around this time last year, I saw my ‘collection’ from 1990/91 and I decided then that I would post it this year: the twentieth anniversary of Iraq’s invasion of Kuwait.

I was just under sixteen years old when I collected these documents.  We were living in London at the time, my father was doing his research at a London University.  I still remember the day of the invasion.  I woke up hearing the news on the TV, and it was too early in the morning for TV to be on in the first place.   It was the weather and I wondered what was going on…  when my father told me that Kuwait was ‘gone!’ and that ‘we’re praying for her return’.  I didn’t understand how a place could go… Where to? How?

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I love the Sunday papers.  I personally buy the Sunday Times, whenever I’m in London.  All this reading material, which takes me at least a week to finish, printed in high quality for two pounds!

You get the usual paper with the day’s news, a weekly news review, business, money (personal finance), fashion magazine, another magazine in very high quality, culture, sports, a gadget suppliment (my favourite), a free short book, property and travel.

I want to buy it in Kuwait but I shall for ever refuse to pay 3.5 KD for something I know costs 1 KD plus shipment.