Middle East & Africa

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Meeting the Mama of all mamas

by Amy Towle By the door of a grey mud hut with a straw thatched roof tilting slightly to the right, stood the oldest woman of the Pokot tribe. A worn, hairless cow hide, tied in at the waist, covered her from knee to chest. Her chest and neck were hidden by thousands of coloured beads woven … Continue reading

Glass blowing in Turkey

EASY AS HONEY ON A STICK Heat, light, form, photography, travel. It all came together for Anders McDonald on a two-week glass blowing course outside Istanbul.  A while ago, I don’t remember how or where, I saw something about a place called the Glass Furnace  in Turkey that offers two-week workshops in glass blowing. Like … Continue reading