Monthly Archives: February 2014

a beach at night

Cottesloe Beach at night… stunning dark sky and the ripple of the water against the whitest beach sand in the world.  The beach is deep in the Australian psych.  Trouble is now there are lots more sharks it seems or … Continue reading

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harmony in the middle kingdom

Yuanmingyuan sishi jing tuyong – Forty views of Yuanmingyuan.  the Chinese always name things very precisely and formally.  I have to say the it is typical of all things Chinese, nothing is ever random or named for some obscure reason … Continue reading

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complex india

We used to do things out of India, quite different from what we favour now but it was a long time ago.  I found it difficult dealing from there.  Delays, monsoon, too-pushy traders… but I did like India for its … Continue reading

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herding sheep

We sent out this card ages ago to promote our kilims.  We had hundreds of them at the time (loved everyone!).  Don’t know if we’ll ever have that many again !  We have good collection left and at the moment … Continue reading

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