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Achouna the Little Eskimo

June 17, 2012

This is a book found in the attic of my mother’s house. I read it as a child; I was quite obsessed by eskimos. I still like to do the eskimo kiss in the evening; I recently explained my daughters why eskimos had to greet each other like this. Continue Reading

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A photographic journey in Kyrgyzstan

April 20, 2012

My Quiet of Gold by Cooper & Gorfer is a striking photographic journey documenting the stories of love, sorrow, and betrayal from rural Kyrgyzstan. Seen at the last Armory show in New York, the photographs stayed with me. I was particularly struck by the intense and mysterious look of this women. Continue Reading

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5 Great Toys to Improve Interpersonal Skills

April 19, 2012

“With children so easily fixated by computers, mobile phones, mp3 players and game play consoles – and at an ever increasing early age – some parents are expressing concerns that their children are becoming socially withdrawn. There’s a worry that children will start to lose the social skills that are nurtured through traditional group play” says Carl Shaw, ‘Head Honcho’ of www.toyella.com. Continue Reading