Monthly Archives: September 2012
Wool, Yarn, Skeins, Looms and Carpets.
On the streets between Qala-i-Bahadur Khan, Qala Khazi and Dasht-i Barchi, in the southwest outskirts of Kabul, there is a new vibrant and growing community. It appears to be an admixture of ethnic groups; Hazara from Dashti Barchi to the … Continue reading
On Industry and Western Blindness.
I think it is time to get back into some of the nitty gritty of how things are made in Afghanistan. I remember my first trip out to Aliabad, a District in Kunduz Province. Prior to going there, I prepared … Continue reading
The Crazy Cat Lady of Kabul.
Actually, that crazy cat lady is me. I think it is appropriate to make an admission. I have come to the firm belief that there is a strong inter-connectedness in this world. Some people have an almost supernatural ability … Continue reading
The Bookseller of Kabul.