We ALL love a unique, hand-made rug. Whether antique or newly made, statement piece or a backdrop to your room, hand-made rugs have adorned homes around the world for centuries. But, we all especially love a hand-made rug with an attractive price tag. Don’t we?
I am sure you have seen the many hand-made rugs for as little as $300 on big, international websites. At the same time, there are machine-made rugs that cost $5000 or more. Why?
Perhaps this blog will be more like a manifesto than like a blog post, but I wanted to have a go at it anyway. It is longer than usual, and […]
The Persian month of Shahrivar has started. And with that, also the last month of summer, ending on the 20th of september. For us following the gregorian calendar, the 21st […]
Firstly – when you look at this blog post you suddenly see that the lay-out of this blog has entirely changed. Surprise! Indeed, several pages have been added and the […]
Time does fly, it has been more than a month since my last blog update, the day before we took the plane to Iran. We are here now, we have […]
If you have read my previous blog article, you now know that I am moving to Iran for love, as soon as the day after tomorrow. The most frequent question […]
Here we are. The whirlwind of Covid is in full flow still and for many, including us, time stood still for a long, long time. And yet, now is when […]
Just days ago, I uploaded my final thesis for my undergraduate degree, defended it (on Zoom, for god’s sake) and suddenly realised that was the end of my university career. Only, nothing changed. I am still alone in my apartment, day in day out, and all my friends are still abroad in their family homes. In a normal scenario, we’d be partying in celebration before I’d quickly pack all my stuff in my beloved backpack before heading away to see my life partner in Iran or elsewhere we both can travel.