Anonymous asked: I love all the music you put on your blog ;)
Perhaps you would love it even more if you knew that I am often naked when I post it.
Moravia Czechoslovakia 1968
Photo: Josef Koudelka
I just watched the stunning Zhang Yimou film “The Flowers of War”- the 1930’s were a fascinating time for fashion in cosmopolitan China as the presence of foreigners influenced hair, makeup, and clothing styles. Here the actress Ni Ni portrays a prostitute from Nanjing, with high arched penciled-in brows and a classic red lip
The Buddhist temple of Sarnath is located 13 kilometres north-east of Varanasi, in Uttar Pradesh, India. This temple is located at walking distance from Isipatana which is mentioned by the Buddha as one of the four places of pilgrimage which his devout followers should visit, if they wanted to visit a place for that reason.
98 year old dobri dobrev, a man who lost his hearing in the second world war, walks 10 kilometers from his village in his homemade clothes and leather shoes to the city of sofia, where he spends the day begging for money.
though a well recognized fixture around several of the city’s chruches, known for his prostrations of thanks to all donors, it was only recently discovered that he has donated every penny he has collected — over 40,000 euros — towards the restoration of decaying bulgarian monasteries and churches and the utility bills of orphanages, living entirely off his monthly state pension of 80 euros and the kindness of others.
Carney workers, Michigan State Fairgrounds, Detroit, September, 1974