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State of Undress at a Sacred Site

An article seen on the BBC website over the week-end spoke of a model who was unseemingly dressed, with the the Wailing Wall of Jerusalem as part of the background.  1,113 more words


Stupid Custom: Wearing Beanies at the Western Wall

When I visited the Western Wall I just left my tourist hat on because I was not going to wear one of those stupid beanies. I wanted to wear no hat actually, but I figured that would cause offence, so I just left my regular hat on. 171 more words

What's So And Not So

Still not a Believer

Monday morning was our first full day on the tour and we were checking out Old Jerusalem. The hotel puts on a massive (good quality) buffet breakfast so we gorged ourselves and were ready and waiting in the lobby by 9:30 for our walking tour of the old city. 1,275 more words


A visit to the 'Forbidden Land' (Israel & Palestine)

By Madeeha Anwar

I had a dream of visiting ‘Jerusalem’ for as long as I can remember. I had inherited this love for Qibla e Awwal… 219 more words


The thing about walls...

George Carlin was a master of words, coaxing and massaging them like a poet. He liked to take them to extremes to show us how silly we can be. 814 more words

Personal Thoughts


“Camp, did you read about the firewall the Chinese government put up last week?” I asked my compadre as soon as I sat down at our favourite table on the covered patio. 816 more words

Thirsty Thursdays

52. Wailing Wall

An update to my previous work-in-progress post.  Here is the final piece, done with Sennelier™ oil pastels on Strathmore Bristol™ paper, vellum finish.

My immediate goal is to contrast the apparent ambient light between the women and the wall.  258 more words