Eliza is in the aggressive growth phase of friendship making in her new city
Summer has arrived in Beirut.
And in summer, Beirutis like to socialise.
Eliza caught up with a new bookclub and held her first dinner party, nine months after arriving in Beirut.
That's a long time between jalapeno-infused cocktails and glasses of Rose on the balcony. But setup in a new city takes a while.
The dinner party was a huge success, despite her dessert being a flop.
The event made her reflect on the different approaches to making friends at home and abroad on postings.
Geraldine conducted an interesting interview with French thinker Bernard Henri-Levy.
The women finish by wondering if we might be witnessing the long, slow decline of Benjamin Netanyahu's rule in Israel.
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Eliza Harvey is the host of Long Distance Call along with her Mum, Geraldine Doogue.
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