Visual feasts and Treats.

Souvenirs of my rambles across the web. Memories, humour, admiration, nostalgia and gratitude that I survived to me old age!

This blog is not for children or the narrow minded, but depending who is looking over your shoulder it is safe for work - by my reckoning!
 Sabitri was born without working legs and had to learn to carry herself around on her arms at a young age. Despite her physical challenges, she’s worked for nearly 10 years alongside her brother, selling rice and kerosene to the families in her village in Eastern India. Sabitri’s Kiva loan helped her expand their business and increased her average income threefold. She is now using most of her new earnings to build a new home.Sabitri is an example of the many hard-working and motivated entrepreneurs you can support through Kiva.

 Sabitri was born without working legs and had to learn to carry herself around on her arms at a young age. Despite her physical challenges, she’s worked for nearly 10 years alongside her brother, selling rice and kerosene to the families in her village in Eastern India. Sabitri’s Kiva loan helped her expand their business and increased her average income threefold. She is now using most of her new earnings to build a new home.

Sabitri is an example of the many hard-working and motivated entrepreneurs you can support through Kiva.

A mother holding her child cries in the remains of her burnt home after a fire at a slum in Kathmandu, Nepal. Photograph  Narendra Shrestha EPA

A mother holding her child cries in the remains of her burnt home after a fire at a slum in Kathmandu, Nepal. Photograph  Narendra Shrestha EPA

let your armpits be your charm pits….A little freshener outside the national Portrait Gallery.
Photo: fourthplinth

let your armpits be your charm pits….

A little freshener outside the national Portrait Gallery.

Photo: fourthplinth

Islamabad, Pakistan  A woman holds up a photograph of her missing son during a protest near parliament.  Photograph:  Muhammed Muheisen  AP

Islamabad, Pakistan  A woman holds up a photograph of her missing son during a protest near parliament.  Photograph:  Muhammed Muheisen  AP

Kabul, Afghanistan A man waits for customers in a shop selling used iron Photograph: Johannes Eisele, AFP/ Getty Images

Kabul, Afghanistan A man waits for customers in a shop selling used iron Photograph: Johannes Eisele, AFP/ Getty Images

Solidarity by Alex Garland Photography

Solidarity by Alex Garland Photography

Masked women.In Minab,Southern Iran, most of the women wear, instead of the traditional burqa, an inflexible mask covering most of the face.Photo: filoktitis

Masked women.

In Minab,Southern Iran, most of the women wear, instead of the traditional burqa, an inflexible mask covering most of the face.
Photo: filoktitis