Saturday · July 05 · 2008

- get up too early 5.50h - nice fresh air outside / already cars on the street but few / different birds coming to my balcony / try to sleep again but unsuccessfully

- go to studio 8.30

- find exchange office / breakfast at filfela

- 10.30 workshop with children about colours at Townhouse / childern draw what they can see trough the window / a boy next to me draws geometrical shapes in different colours / i learn geometrical shapes with him / two other boys sitting next to each other draw one a church and other a mosque

children drawing church children drawing mosque

- leave earlier due to exhaustment

- back home / shower and rest / do undo do crochet bag / call Egyptair - no refundment on the second part of the ticket / call printers - after more than one week of calling they comunicate me that they cant do the A1 size prints !

- go to cic / read on the balcony / do arabic / draw /

cic street shades in cic street

veiled car another veiled car

- 18.30 go to Syonaras / pay the last 5 classes I was owning / she says that she would like to do an exchange of one lesson for a drawing of her daughter Balkiz / i dont ahve any material but she takes out the aquarel block and charcle / kids are very unstill but i do the drawing / she would like more detailed / so she looks for the photograps / in family albums there is no any that she likes / finally i take the pictures / her husband examines me in what i beleive . At the end wanting to pay I realize i forgot euros in the studio pay 300 and will owe her 180EP

syonaras CHILDREN - stay at home - do some crochet

cairo bag


- ask peter to send images to print for father thomas

- send mails to bcn friends for phone numbers



- Abbassiyya - coptic community - letter to father thomas
- Zabbaleen - Garbage City - Cave Church
- Zamalek - Zabbaleen Recycled Crafts
- Dahab island - tomorrow - talk with Kataline and Graham to organise the excursion

< - OUT (daily expences)

Type: Item: Specification: No.: Price:
alimentation cheese+tomato+chocolate 10EP
extra tabaco Merit 1 8EP
service arabic classes with Syonara 5 300EP

Owning: - to Syonara 180EP

Questions for the day:
- What unexpected happened today?
- What was the strongest experience of the day?
- Image, drawing, story...

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