So many old friends and new got together to celebrate the US premier of Benedicte Schoyen’s film Roadtrip Niger. The event raised $23,912 for the Nomad Foundation…Thank you to all who supported it. Hope you enjoyed the event.
I have been making a lot of jewelry while I’m here. The jewelers come to my house—grand central– and I place orders, buy beads at the market and string them. I suppose it is more elegant to say I design them. With our jewelry gala coming up Nov. 29 and having a booth at Mandalay […]
I finally got around to painting the new signs to direct people from the highway to Tamesna. Dr. Bob was not happy that I hadn’t added my decorative touch so here you are Bob. This is for you. Hasso stopped by to say hi with his daughters. Since he is one of the invited musicians […]
The show must go on. I know many of you think I am crazy, but I truly believe that if we stand down in fear of violent people we only encourage their behavior. I cannot become violent myself, but I can resist and gain ground for the peaceful ones. So enough of melodrama… I was […]
Benedicte Schoyen was determined to make a movie about the Nomad Foundation and travel with me and her husband Ned to Niger to shoot it—and she did. We talked about it for years and it has finally happened. She and Cooper Bates were the cameramen and Ned the sound man. As we travelled and worked […]
Five students at Tamesna School were chosen to lead groups to take a series of photos of their lives. Cooper brought cameras that were issued to them for a day. Halela, Almoustapha, Ahmed, Aghali and Ibrahim took their cameras and were off for the day. When they turned in their cameras the next day, Cooper […]
We had a wonderful day full of old friends dropping by and new friends coming in. Sidi arrived at 10:30 the night before, but valiantly made tea for his old and new friends and practiced English. Tea and conversation with Kent Butler’s cow. Sherry Grigsby from Eyes on Africa came by and dropped off a […]
Purchase tickets here You are invited to experience old California Your day at the Ranch starts atNOMAD Gallery 307 E. Ojai Ave. Ojai, CA for champagne 12:00 Saturday June 22, 2013 1 pm caravan to Rancho Del Cielo an historic ranch in Ojai. Park at the old ranch house and hike to the top of the […]