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      Photo Inspiration: Dance

      Dance. If there’s one thing many Africans are good at, it’s got to be that. We move to an unmistakable rhythm. It’s fascinating what the human body can do and I’m always keen to capture the moment and movement. Sometimes it works, other times it doesn’t. But when it does, pure wonder! Young, old, modern, …

        The Big(ger) Picture: Landscapes & Backdrops of Life

        I’ve always been fascinated with landscapes; there’s nothing like capturing a good sunset, sunrise, bird in flight, cloud patterns, wave crashing against the shore – against the backdrop of life. It gives perspective – about how small we are, yet at the same time, how important. Makes you wonder what one could see if we …

          Gallery: Local artifacts from across Tunisia

          Found out about Tunisia’s national artisan and handcraft fair earlier this week. It’s apparently an annual and well-attended affair; here are some of the products on sale and display. The fair is ongoing until May 5. Full schedule of exhibitions at the Tunis International Exhibition Center here.

            The Definition: Censorship, Freedom & Responsibility

            Tunisia. A country which has made history numerous times in recent years: as the birthplace of the Arab Spring and for passing one of the most forward-looking constitutions in the Arab world.   What price did the country have to pay? Perhaps the trash-littered streets of Tunis give an inkling to the level of breakdown …

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              Tunisia: Mapping Out Tunis & Finding My Place

              It’s been almost a month since I moved to Tunis, and many folks have been asking about my initial impressions. My response: Tunis and I are still learning each other. And really, that’s what it is. For whatever reason, Tunis is hard to decipher. Besides the obvious preference for pink/fuchsia in interior decor (don’t ask), …