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Hair Barrettes

It’s been a while since I wrote anything here, and as usual much has been happening. I moved to Tel Aviv ( ) 2 years ago, and it was one of the best decisions that I ever made! I love … Continue reading

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Tel Aviv Love Parade 2012

Every year at about this time the streets of Tel Aviv play host to the Love Parade. It is an opportunity for those with alternative lifestyles to really strut their stuff. I have always promised myself that I would go … Continue reading

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Every year towards the end of May, the Ra’anana Park hosts a Ceramics Fair with ceramic artists from all over Israel displaying their wares. It is a 3 evening event, and the first evening was yesterday. I always make sure that I am one of the first there as soon as it opens. It is very well attended, and I want to have the opportunity to see everything before it gets sold!

I enjoy seeing the same artists return each year, and the continuing evolution of their styles. There are also stalls selling equipment for making your own clay creations. This year there is live music and dance shows, and with the floodlit lake behind the tables, and the warm,balmy evening air, the atmostphere is almost magical!

My favorite artist is Shulamit Teiblum-Millar

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Israel Independence/Memorial Day

On Wednesday  it was Israel’s Memorial Day for the countries’ fallen soldiers and victims of terrorism. It began on Tuesday night with a siren at 8pm, which sounded again at 11am on Wednesday morning. It is a very moving sight to see the whole country … Continue reading

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Moo Business Cards

For a long time now, I have known that I needed to order new business cards. The last batch that I ordered was more than 4 years ago, just before I opened my Etsy shop. Because they were new, I … Continue reading

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Haifa International Flower Exhibition

During this holiday week of Passover, the city of Haifa ( to the north of Israel ) is hosting the largest flower show ever held in Israel. A team of Danish designers have created 9 flower worlds in air-conditioned igloo … Continue reading

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Hello world!

Welcome to This is your first post. Edit or delete it and start blogging! My first blog! Well, actually it isn’t really! I did start another one somewhere out there in cyberspace a couple of years ago, but I … Continue reading

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