We Need Imaginative Play

Posted on September 29, 2017 by Alicia Hatton | 2 Comments

We need imaginative play! Many of you probably remember having homemade costumes —putting on your mom’s heels or getting your cowboy chaps on...

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Discovering the Real India

Posted on March 10, 2016 by Alicia Hatton | 0 Comments

It’s easy to be overwhelmed by India’s “other-ness”, the exotic flair of her food, music, clothes, Bollywood. But can we West-erners know what the heart of India really is?

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Buying More than an Object

Posted on December 29, 2015 by Alicia Hatton | 0 Comments

When you purchase something from an artist, you're buying more than an object. You're buying a piece of a heart....

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From Dropout to Doctor Hopeful

Posted on July 07, 2015 by Alicia Hatton | 0 Comments

Recently I interviewed Insha* about her schooling and her hopes for the future. She just received her exam results, and we are thrilled to say she passed!

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An Indian Wedding in the Village

Posted on May 20, 2015 by Alicia Hatton | 2 Comments

An Indian wedding in the village. One of our artisan's sons was getting married! I had no idea what lay in store for me...

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The Best Aloo Parathas Ever!

Posted on May 11, 2015 by Alicia Hatton | 0 Comments

One of our favorite artisan families is always trying to feed us aloo paranthas (potato stuffed flat bread). Such a sweet family that has taught us heaps about hospitality...

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Unlocking the Culture

Posted on March 17, 2015 by Alicia Hatton | 2 Comments

We need small keyholes that unlock the culture. India is such a fascinating and complex society, that sometimes confounds my Western brain...

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