Two boys with bicycles in the blurry background. A man chasing a woman in the foreground. Some cars. More bicycles. And lots of rain. This is the scenario for this writing competition. Where are these boys coming from? What are they going to? Are man and woman related? What will happen to them? Are these two different stories or are these two groups of people connected? And one very important question: will this rain ever stop?
Today, 125 years ago, Thomas Edward Lawrence was born – to the world known also as ‘Lawrence of Arabia’. I don’t really like that name but I love the movie. So, when I have the time for it I usually watch it on Ned’s birthday plus make my own hummus, buy some Arab bread and drink some black tea with peppermint. It’s my version of ‘Lawrence-Day’ and some kind of a holiday to me.