Traditional Textile Art: Zha-Ran

Tie and Dye Traditional Textile Art Many different cultures accross the world have used tie and dye techniques for treating textiles for many centuries, and even thousands of years. Over the next articles, I will take you through some of the ancestral techniques used in Asia (Japan, India, Thailand, China), Africa and maybe even Latin…

Traditional Textile Art: Tie Dye in West Africa

 Tie and Dye Traditional Textile Art Many different cultures accross the world have used tie and dye techniques for treating textiles for many centuries, and even thousands of years. Over the next articles, I will take you through some of the ancestral techniques used in Asia (Japan, India, Thailand), Africa and maybe even Latin America…

Traditional Textile Art: Bandhani

Tie and Dye Traditional Textile Art Many different cultures accross the world have used tie and dye techniques for treating textiles for many centuries, and even thousands of years. Over the next articles, I will take you through some of the ancestral techniques used in Asia (Japan, India, Thailand), Africa and maybe even Latin America…

Arise, the film

If you have the opportunity to watch this documentary, take it. It is an extraordinary account of incredible women around the globe and their initiatives to protect our planet. Extremely well done. Synopsis Arise, a film that captures the portraits and stories of extraordinary women around the world who are coming together to heal the…

Free Online Courses on Sustainable Development

I love learning. any of us have been disgusted by courses and exams and such and would never go back to those days but I believe if those courses were taught properly, one would never want to stop learning. learning is life And since I have dedicated my life to sustainable development, I have always…

Presents from Australia with Love

Here are a few ideas that you could bring your loved ones this Christmas ! Environmentally Friendly Gifts There are so many gifts you can buy your loved ones without them being detrimental to the environment! In this article I will try not to mention any “use once and throw away gifts” only gifts that…

Penny Jewell, celebrating wildlflowers

Come visit Penny Jewell at Kings Park, Perth this month of September during the “Where the Wildflowers Are” festival and see a large and unique collection of her work, featuring the wilderness of Western Australia. This textile artist combines her passion for textiles with a life-long interest in plants in her studio, Tinctorium. There, she spends her…

An incredible relationship with the Killer Whales of Eden

Humans have been working with animals for ever. The best example is of course, the dog. But there are many other incredible stories out there of human and animals working together. The story of Old Tom and the killer whales of Eden is one of those incredible stories: The coastal town of Eden sits just over…

Perth Gardens: John Oldham Park and Esplanade Reserve

Bordering the Swan river, the Esplanade Reserve is a beautiful walk with running and cycling lanes and some exercise playgrounds. Along the way you get the chance to dip under the Mitchell Freeway to get to John Oldham Park. A beautiful day to paint! The park itself is very quiet with a beautiful lake and…

Siem Reap and Angkor, Cambodia

Choosing how long you will stay There are 3 options: 1 day visit (37$) 3 days visit (62$) out of 10 days from the day of purchase 7 days visit (72$) for one month from the day of purchase To buy the ticket you should definitely arrive as early as possible, especially or the one-day tickets. The…

Day 3: Banteay Srei, Angkor, Cambodia

Banteay Srei or Srey is a 10th-century Cambodian temple dedicated to the Hindu god Shiva. Located in the area of Angkor, it lies near the hill of Phnom Dei, 25 km (16 mi) north-east of the main group of temples that once belonged to the medieval capitals of Yasodharapura and Angkor Thom. Banteay Srei is built largely…