How you make your bed, thus will you rest
My grandmother , the one the only Mary Mahalski mumbled this a lot. In adulthood, I rarely make my bed an I rarely sleep, so maybe some truth in this. But the context for this today readers is about care both for yourselves and others. In this world there is a lot of unrest and its hard not to get sucked in overwhelmed and let our fear make us ignorant, angry and bigoted. It is hard to rest when there is pain and our monsters no longer live under our beds or our dreams. There are so many…
Overview of the Folk Costumes of Europe
Hello all, this is my 200th article, and I thought i should do something rather different. I will do an overview of the folk costumes of Europe. I will follow nation-states, as inappropriate as that may be, but i will also cover nations without states. Some very small and obscure ethnic groups will be omitted for lack of available material. I will also not be covering the north Caucuses, as there is simply too much material there. Where there is a recognized or unofficial 'National Costume'…
Hello all, This is a photo of my friend Jennifer in her Sárköz costume. The region of Sárköz [pronounced sharkeuse] is well known in Hungary for its folk culture, and the costume is quite typical of a large portion of the country. Sárköz is in south central Hungary, just west of the Danube, in Tolna county, part of the large region of Transdanubia, or Dunántúl. https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/S%C3%A1rk%C3%B6z This map shows the position of this region within Hungary. . It is in the…
A fonás evolúciója: az ősi fonásoktól korunk legújabb Instagram hóbortjáig!
A fonás az egyik legősibb technika, melyet az ember alkalmazott. Hosszú utat tett meg napjainkig, de sikere töretlen. Az egyszerű hippi hajtincseken, keresztül a szoborszerű alkotásig, ma már minden divat. De a legújabb trenden, Te is meg fogsz lepődni!
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Hungarian youths dance as part of traditional Easter celebrations in Szenna, 189km (117 miles) southwest from Budapest April 2, 2010. Locals of village Szenna of Hungary, celebrate Easter with the traditional "watering of the girls", a fertility ritual rooted in Hungarian tribes' pre-Christian past, going as far back as the second century after Christ. REUTERS/Laszlo Balogh