My friend Marjorie and I were reminiscing about our life in Iran. In the 1950s we’d both married Iranians who’d been studying in England, and spent the next twenty-five years in the oil-producing area of Khuzestan. We first lived in Bandar-e-Mahshur, the oil terminal port on the Persian Gulf, surrounded on its landward side by […]
About Ishbel Kargar
84-year-old widow, retired midwife, 2 daughters, 1 son, 5 grandsons, 2 step-grandchildren, 2 step-great-grandchildren. Still fully involved in the Association of Radical Midwives (ARM)after joining the charity in 1981. Joined Iranian husband in Iran 1952, returned to live in Lancashire 1977. Main interests: family, midwifery, writing.