To my great relief and her regret. Hopefully she will return to continue her studies. It really is a wonderful country with wonderful people. I have put up a poster of Assad here so she doesn't suddenly feel too misplaced. I have also been trying my hand at Levantine cookery.
There is a fabulous blog here with loads of yummy recipes.
Granddad got through his op and is being looked after in hospital by a nurse called Happiness.