Series 2 - Ep7 Meeting Ali Jehad

On this episode of Fluently Swenglish, Martin is chatting to someone with an amazing story. Ali Jehad as a toddler fled his village in Southern Iraq with his mother to start his life in a refugee camp in Northern Saudi Arabia. Some of Ali’s first memories are of playing in burnt out tanks and jeeps, cans of ginger ale and Kit Kats on Friday afternoon. Remembering the horrors of his father going missing for months on end, to the joys of flying to Sweden with all his family to start a new life. It wasn’t until Ali was 7 years old he experienced living somewhere with running water and electricity.  Tune in to Fluently Swenglish to hear Ali’s story and how now over 30 years on Ali is working as a freelance photographer inspired be his grandfather…

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Your hosts Martin Giles & John Rouse are a couple of Expats living in Malmö in Sweden... Between them, they have over 55 years experience about the pros and cons of living in Sweden as Expats... In this time they have mastered the way to live, survive and speak fluent Swenglish.. This new & exciting series of episodes will teach you all you need to know about Sweden, that isn’t in a normal guide book. They will cover unusual facts, stories, truths about this land of the midnight sun, IKEA, Volvo & Surströmming.