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It’s a barely forged New Year. One in which I vowed to blog less about me, and more about the crafts, the history and the cultural aspects of our work. I’ve even newly defined my vocation as a craftivist, in my designer + writer + treasure hunter chosen life. But that term, a […]

Mavi Marmara

Outside our 5th floor window, thewhite cruise ship with the huge red star and crescent flag in the nearby Bosphorus Strait loomed over Sirkeci Station. Inthe week I’d lived here, I was used to seeing ferry boats docking, but anyvessel this big was usually across the Golden Hornat the larger Karakoy docks. For quite […]