Would your rather be stuck in a small plane with mild turbulence for 2 hours or be a passenger in a car racing the Daytona 500? Definitely in a small plane with mild turbulence. I feel much safer in the air than I do in fast cars. I fly a lot & associate air travel with visiting my kids. Would you rather be alone with nobody in … Continue reading Share Your World – 2014 Week 23
“Resin” created by Hannan Abu Hussein is a tribute to the Egyptian writer Nawal El Saadawi. Hannan Abu Hussein is an artist who’s work centre’s around the theme of abuse of women. She particularly focuses on the horrors of female circumcision & honour killings. She lives & works in Jerusalem. Nawal El Saadawi is a writer, doctor, psychiatrist & political activist. She campaigns for women’s rights, … Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge: Room – Resin
As soon as I read the challenge I thought of this … It’s a huge glass thingamajig hanging in the entrance of the V & A in London. Here it is in all it’s majesty! Twist If you love art of any kind, you might love the new monthly feature on Khana’s Web. Click on the Logo below to find out more … … & … Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge: Twist
Introducing “ARTZINE” I will soon be launching , my blog’s new feature “ARTZINE”. “ARTZINE” is a monthly art feature, where I will be sharing my experiences, thoughts and feelings regarding art. I want to raise some age-old questions, that continue to be asked by each generation as the face of art changes, and look at the new ways in which art is manifesting today. I hope to kick-off some vigorous … Continue reading No Apologies: ARTZINE – Coming To A Blog Near You – SOON!
Check my Home page to see my most recent artwork! On the Move Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge: On the Move
My favourite daily ritual is firing up Photoshop & getting started on my latest creation. I take my camera wherever I go & shoot, mercilessly, in all directions. When I get home I upload my new treasures to my laptop & check for useful elements. I thought I’d share a few of those elements today & who knows, you may see them again sometime as part of … Continue reading Just Another Day: Shoot
Spring can have a strange effect on people & animals alike. I snapped these two having a brief encounter … Who’s this here then? Hmm! She looks interesting. Let’s just have a quick sniff. Ugh! There’s something not quite right about her. I’m just waiting for the right guy. Spring Continue reading Spring: Brief Encounter – The Bunny & The cat
Another contribution for this weeks challenge … Not sure what the message is lol 🙂 Letters Continue reading Letters #II
The Golden Arches in Israel – McDonald’s reads left to right in English & right to left in Hebrew … I shot this on the entrance to the underground, funicular railway in Haifa … I shot this from the bus, on the way to work, near Kfar Yona one day … I shot this in the Masjid al-Jazzar in Akko … Letters Continue reading Letters
This monument marks The Acre Prison Break in, what was then, the British Mandate of Palestine On April 19, 1947, four members of a Jewish underground group called “Irgun”, who had been captured by the British, were hanged in Acre Prison. On May 4, 1947, the Irgun broke through the walls of Acre Prison & freed 28 members of their group & another group. 214 Arab prisoners … Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge: Monument
Just a few pics I’ve taken on the street recently … Street Life Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge: Street Life
Here are my Insides for this weeks challenge … …He’s still alive … honestly … … No I didn’t give him anything from this cabinet … … Still I might just make my getaway on this bus… … I wouldn’t want to end up … Inside 🙂 Other Blogger’s Insides here … Weekly Photo Challenge: Inside Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre in London | Janaline’s world journey … Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge: Inside
Civilization Moon-Gazing Cat by Khana Spector is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License. Permissions beyond the scope of this license may be available upon request. We Built This City More contributions here … Alien on the fence | The Bliss of Reality Dubai World Trade Center Wedding: Amal & Mahmood | Rima Hassan Street lamp hiding in the trees | The Bliss … Continue reading We Built This City: Civilization – Cat City
Time After Time Continue reading Time After Time: Ritual
Abandoned More Abandoned Bloggers here … Weekly Photo Challenge: Abandoned | Journeyman Weekly. Photo Challenge: Abandoned | Journeyman Weekly Photo Challenge: Abandoned | Stephen Chapman Weekly Photo Challenge: Abandoned | Ese’ s Voice My.Vivid.Visions | Weekly Photo Challenge: Abandoned Photo Friday: Rhyolite Ghost Town (Nevada) | JGTravels My.Vivid.Visions | Weekly Photo Challenge: Abandoned Haveli Weekly Photo Challenge – Abondoned | Chittle Chattle New York Abandoned … Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge: Abandoned
I went for the reversed story: Detail, Relationship, Establishing Shot. Three sheep … … grazing together … … on an island in the middle of a huge intercity interchange!!! 🙂 Unfortunately, shot through the window of a moving bus, the quality of these photos was compromised. Threes Some more Threes here … Weekly Photo Challenge: Threes | A mom’s blog Weekly Photo Challenge: Three -Mount Fuji | … Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge: Threes
I saw these guys just hanging around & couldn’t resist taking a few shots. I think they might be from different classes, or even different planets lol 🙂 West End Girls More Society Bloggers here … Well Said & Done! | Rima Hassan Recycle | Perspectives on life, universe and everything An ad campaign 🙂 | Perspectives on life, universe and everything Bogota Dame | Perspectives … Continue reading West End Girls: Middle East Boys?
Isn’t Your Face Red More Red Faces here … The Cell Phone at Crystal Lake (short fiction) | The Jittery Goat Red Christmas | muffinscout Ignored | Perspectives on life, universe and everything Song of the fallen | Perspectives on life, universe and everything An Angel’s envy | Perspectives on life, universe and everything DP Daily Prompt: Isn’t Your Face Red | Sabethville Daily Prompt: … Continue reading Isn’t Your Face Red: Red Cow Ruin
This is one of my oldest & dearest friends & she’s a celebrity from Gibraltar … … she’s a great reggae performer, singing & playing her own songs. She generally performs with her band, but also performs alone & does a mean cover of Bob Marley’s ‘Jamming’ … … & this a showcase of excerpts from many of her songs … Her & her husband … Continue reading The Show Must Go On: Sista Dee – Celebritee
I was at the beach, lounging on my towel, when a glistening object at the water’s edge caught my eye. It was a bottle — and yes, it contained a message in a bright red envelope … What did it say? Kung Hei Fat Choi! of course & with it was a pic that had got a bit watery … Happy New Year to anyone that hasn’t … Continue reading SOS: A Watery Pic
Kung Hei Fat Choi I thought I’d share a few horse pics to wish everyone a Happy New Year of the Horse Continue reading Kung Hei Fat Choi: Happy New Year of the Horse
It’s January 26. Write a post in which the number 26 plays a role. In most of the ancient Semitic languages each letter also has a numerical value. This means that each word has it’s own numerical value formed by adding together the values of it’s letters. The study of the meanings of words as defined by their values is known as Gematria. The sacred … Continue reading Your Days are Numbered: The sacred & unutterable name of God
Okay, this picture is hilarious for many reasons but it really does reflect the real me! Of course with that little pink wristband you could be forgiven for thinking I’d just escaped from the local sanitarium. 🙂 Now this one totally sums up my relationship with my husband … … I’m always obsessing about some new project or other & he’s always being patient & … Continue reading Mirror, Mirror:rorriM ,rorriM
I snapped this last time I was in Jerusalem … … I love the guy in the middle … … He looks like he’s really going somewhere. 🙂 The Luckiest People More Lucky People here … Olga and Masha making vareniki. January 17, 2014 | Vintage Photography Who are you. | Passionate Dreaming The Luckiest People | The Nameless One First Encounter: Meeting Abby | … Continue reading The Luckiest People: People
Just couldn’t resist a Purrfect excuse to post some cat pics … … here are some of the street cats of Haifa that I encounter on my travels All It’s Cracked Up to Be More contributions here … Sky Geometry | Vintage Photography The Obligatory Gushing New York Post | AS I PLEASE Walt Won’t Talk About Religion, But Will Talk About Politics | The … Continue reading All It’s Cracked Up to Be: Purrfect & Not So Purrfect!
One of my designs has finally been chosen to be put up for voting on … Threadless … and I need plenty of + 5’s Please help me out by voting for it at … Threadless I only get 7 days of promotion on the site & if the voting is too low I may be removed early … … so earlier is better than later. … Continue reading Singular Sensation: The Chosen One
Weekly Photo Challenge: Window Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge: Window
Happy New Year Everyone!!! 🙂 Do you Believe in Magic? “Enchantment” by Khana Spector is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License. Permissions beyond the scope of this license may be available at khanasweb.com. More Enchanted Bloggers here … First Wednesday of 2014 and I Totally Welcome it! | I am Shira I Am | A Teacher’s Blog from Land’s End The healer … Continue reading Do you Believe in Magic? Enchantment!
Yes, they’re all photo’s, albeit with a bit of digital editing … Let There Be Light! “Opening” “Star of Light” “First Candle” “Archery” “Neo” “Solstice” by Khana Spector are licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported Licenses. Available as prints from … Khana’s Web @ Society6. Permissions beyond the scope of this license may be available at http://www.khanasweb.com. Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge: Let There Be Light!
Monday *** Art in the Morning Children in the Afternoon Passion in the Night *** Tuesday *** Light is my Paintbrush The Universe my Canvas and Truth my Vision *** Wednesday *** Doughnut Spied, Attracts Smell Becomes my Master Now Jam Explodes, Such Joy *** Thursday *** Mosquito, Fly By Two Eyes, Two Hands, Go Faster Swish, Smack, Too Slow, Splat *** Friday *** Cats … Continue reading Weekly Writing Challenge: Haiku Catchoo! – As It Was!!!
I had to wait until last night’s candle lighting to make this one. May your Hanukkah be full of doughnuts & your doughnuts full of jam 🙂 Happy Hanukkah to all!!! Hanukkah In the 2nd Century BCE, the second temple of Jerusalem was looted & Judaism was outlawed by the Greek King Antiochus. A Jewish priest named Mattityahu & his five sons stirred up a … Continue reading Fear Factor: Courage – A Festival of Lights
My main goal for 2014 is to be more successful as an artist … … also, I will try to be more in tune with the Universe … … making it more likely that I will hit my mark!!! To Boldly Go… “Archery” by Khana Spector is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License. Available as a print from Khana’s Web @ Society6. … Continue reading To Boldly Go…: Hitting the mark!
Each new piece of art gives me a little more confidence … I Have Confidence in Me Catch up on today’s challenge here … “Neo” by Khana Spector is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License. Available as a print from Khana’s Web @ Society6. Permissions beyond the scope of this license may be available at http://www.khanasweb.com. Continue reading I Have Confidence in Me: Neo
This was an unexpected procession that stopped me from getting to work one day … I think it was to celebrate the feast of the Assumption … Mary is believed to have been assumed, bodily, into heaven … The procession proceeds through the streets of Haifa ascending Mount Carmel as it goes … I was given this picture while I was taking my photos … … Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge: Unexpected – The Four Marys
This is the sort of thing I do in my playtime. Playtime “Solstice” by Khana Spector is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License. Permissions beyond the scope of this license may be available at http://www.khanasweb.com. Continue reading Playtime: Solstice
I spotted her on my way home. She was unwanted, filthy & lonely. Damaged goods, as they say. A group of men had gathered around her commenting, laughing. I walked by wondering what her story was. Who had abandoned her like this? Somehow I couldn’t get her out of my mind. I was loath to venture back to where the guys had gathered, but I felt … Continue reading Safety First: The Centre of Attention
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This is one of the ways I market myself … This is another!!! 🙂 As Seen on TV “The Elemental Tourist – Earth” & “The Mystical Kabalistic Tree of Life” by Khana Spector are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License. More Bloggers on TV next page … Continue reading As Seen on TV: Hopefully Soon!!!
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Troops passing through modern day Masada, from who knows where, to who knows where. Where are we going now? New Internet Order “Into The Unknown” by Khana Spector is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License. More Orderered Bloggers next page … Continue reading New Internet Order: Into The Unknown
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