Saturday, February 25, 2012
A FORM OF EVOLVED CONTEMPLATION
Saturday, February 18, 2012
GOATS ON BICYCLES IN AFRICA
Two golden goats and a partridge in a ..... Sorry couldn't resist that.
Heavy load in Entebbe by Sara Hsiao
Tanki Mohapeloa talks about his Cross-border Transport Service... "I can carry a bed with this wagon ... from Lesotho to South Africa". Read about a Cape Town project here.
"On the border of Lesotho we found a few industrious guys like Tanki Mohapeloa selling their cross-boarder transport services to people who don't see the need to go through border control just to deliver goods to family and friends on the other side. Tanki and his colleagues can cross the border on their modified bicycles many times a day without problems - everyone there knows them well..." - Stan Engelbrecht
Friday, February 10, 2012
THE DOORS IN BETWEEN
"In the Universe, there are things that are known, and things that are unknown, and in between, there are doors" - William Blake
Another door in Ethiopia by Eileen Delhi. Click to see more here.
Yet another of my passions...
Doors and doorways in Africa.
A doorway in Egypt. Found on Tumblr with no credit or links.
Many are mysterious....
..... or there's a magnificent animal
Elephants at Mfuwe Lodge in Zambia. See story here.
Watch this video. It will make your day!
And then there are the carved doors of Mali, which I love most of all.Yendouma Ato, Dogon Country, Mali by Xavier Ceccaldi
This breathtaking door is in a museum in The States but I've not found the link.
Letterboxes have doors so I am adding this video to the post. Another amazing story to give you goosebumps. Thanks Marg for sending it to me.
Strathewen: The Letterbox Project from ABC Open Goulburn Valley on Vimeo.
"There is a door. It opens. Then it is closed. But a slip of light stays, like a scrap of unreadable paper left on the floor, or the one red leaf the snow releases in March" - Jane Hirshfield
Thursday, February 2, 2012
TURN WHEEL TURN
Flight by Dina Merhav
Live Fence by Dina Merhav. See website here.
Mari Skarp. See website here.
Dandelion by Jake Beckman. See more bicycle art here.
Look carefully for the bicycles in this piece by Arman. Website here.
Turkana Toy. Photo by Ross Mcdonnell. See website here
" .... this wheel of many parts,