Monthly Archives: September 2012

Wool, Yarn, Skeins, Looms and Carpets

Wool, Yarn, Skeins, Looms and Carpets. Advertisements

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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

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On Industry and Western Blindness

On Industry and Western Blindness.

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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

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The Crazy Cat Lady of Kabul

The Crazy Cat Lady of Kabul.

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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

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The Bookseller of Kabul

The Bookseller of Kabul.

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