Lucy Chumbley is a Washington, D.C.-based journalist and editor who grew up in the Middle East. She has served as features editor/bureau chief at four daily newspapers, and as editor of the newspaper of the Episcopal Diocese of Washington. Her work has appeared in a wide range of national and international publications.
Latest from Lucy Chumbley
For Many, ‘Passing’ Means Survival in the Holy Land
The Palestinian Authority currently sets the dates for Daylight Saving Time (DST), which are not the same as those observed by Israel. So for chunks of the year, the two operate on different clocks, temporarily out of sync. This is a deliberate act of political resistance, with roots in the First Intifada.
Foreign Super Rich Prop Up a Famed Horse-Racing U.K. City
Still heavily reliant on the racing industry, Newmarket has long served as a playground for the royals, and not just the British sovereigns: The United Arab Emirates’ Maktoum family quietly own swaths of the town — almost half of it, by some accounts
Facing Midlife Womanhood in the Middle East
In time, we will come to terms with growing older, as we must do, as the women in these series have done. But for now, we must look at ourselves with love and accept that the seasons are changing and that we, alone, are the authors of our destiny.