Written by Najma, which means ‘star’ in Arabic, this is the the blog of an engineering university student living in Mosul in the north of Iraq.

A Star from Mosul is a well written blog which gives a vivid account both of daily life and customs of Iraqi people, and the reality of living in a country at war.


About the author

Lucy is English and first ventured out of the UK she was 19. Since then she has lived in 4 different countries and tried to see as much of the world as possible. She loves learning languages, learning about different cultures and hearing different points of view.