Keepsakes Gallery


These are knick knacks I bought in Greece when I was working there teaching English to children in a family in the 1970s. It was a difficult time then; there was a military regime and a great deal of student unrest, real bullets and tear gas were used in the demonstrations. There was a curfew… Read more


I was born in North of Iraq, Kurdistan then my family and I moved to the Netherlands. It reminds me when I was a child making a snowman. My mother took the photo from the window. I’ll give it to my daughter. Return to Keepsakes gallery Read more


This medal belongs to my son and it was the first he ever won. He won it at sports day at his school, St Gabriel’s. He played football, tennis and ping pong. I was very proud of him and he was very happy. One day he would like to win the Golden Ball. Read more


During Christmas in Catalonia there is a tradition called Caga Tio. Caga Tio is an item that cannot be bought: on the 8th December every year families find a piece of wood and dress it with a face and legs, and cover it in a blanket. On Christmas Day we each get a stick and… Read more