Monday, April 21, 2008

Bell, Marconi et al.

Near Abu Dis (East Jerusalem area) houses belonging to the same family are now in opposite sides of the Wall/Barrier....
Not only family relationships but telephone lines were cut too...
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Thursday, April 10, 2008

Ivan Grozny

A Krasnaya Ploshad depicting-grafitti in Herzl Street (Tel Aviv)...
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J P Morgan

Unlicensed petrol station in the no man's land near Qalandia check point...
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Saturday, April 05, 2008

Tom Stoppard

"Rock' n' Roll" in Lisbon. How to be meaningful for the audience when the 'liberating music' in Portugal was far away from rock? A division of labour? Progressive rock destroys left wing totalitarisms and protest balads hinder Right wing regimes ?
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Our own Alhambra clone at Monserrate (Sintra) ...
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Sir Thomas Cook

The switch board at Monserrate Pala ce(Sintra) is an awesome detail...
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The sun light was near perfect...
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Friday, April 04, 2008

Napoleon Bonaparte

Old Jaffa map. Hand-coloured by the blogger himself...
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Coco Chanel

An almost islamically-correct dress in Saladin Street, East Jerusalem...
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Gabbana and Dolce

The souk in the Old City is a magnet for local fashionistas...
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%%% Al~Dajani

Heaven's Gate? ..
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Hercules Poirot

Straight from the 30's (near Jaffa Gate, Old City, Jerusalem)..
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Some serious research for the Jaffa novel is being conducted here...
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A second-hand book on Jaffa bought through Amazon that once belonged to the library of the Jaffa Municipality during British Mandate times...
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