Monday, 28 February 2011

Reviving the dying Art of Kurar.

Photos found via Kurar house photo gallery.
Kurar is a type of embroidery using gold thread, Kurar House in Bahrain has set up as a venue to revive this dying technique, providing a space for the elderly women with the knowledge of Kurar to pass it on to a younger generation.
This complicated technique requires a minium of three women working togeather to produce a kurar ribbon.

Wednesday, 23 February 2011

Street Art

A short film by Andrew Telling about artist Conor Harrington's visit to Tel Aviv and Bethlehem, Street Art.

Saturday, 19 February 2011

cloudy skies, a view from our window

playing in shadows

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Growing a garden above Bobo's bed
 Cloudy, sunny days the weather is warming up.

Things are happening on our roof

 I'm getting excited.....

Thursday, 17 February 2011

Monday, 14 February 2011

Revolutionary Art

The heart of Egypt in Tahrir Square

Another installation

There was even a place in Tahrir for the children to express themselves!

Take a look at this interesting article

Peace and Freedom for Egypt.

Thursday, 10 February 2011

Taifi dress of Bani Saad

Images of an amazing traditional costume from Taif, in Southern Saudi Arabia from the Mansoojat Foundation.

Wednesday, 9 February 2011


Handblown glass from tunisia

Porcelain light from parma lilac

Chair by Eero Aarnio

 I think it sums my mood up well !

Sunday, 6 February 2011

Its been a while since my last post I know but my mind and heart have been far away in this land ...

So forgive me for my silence.
I will be back soon x