Archive for November, 2010

capital bureau

capital paintThis stunning building on Zanaki Street stands close to the Bohora Mosque and is reputedly the creation of a wealthy member of that community known as the “King of Pemba”. The cantilevered balcony and ornate woodwork make it easy to imagine the building as it was in the past – at the centre of the old Indian Bazaar.

from text for Street Level by Karen Moon


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union bank

A huge asante sana to all those who came to the exhibition opening! If you didn’t make it, the artwork remains on show until the 13th November so karibu sana to drop in to the Alliance Francaise Mon – Sat 10am to 8pm if you didn’t make it before.

As per the announcement at the opening, i will be launching a small competition here soon for short written stories and anecdotes about Dar.

Keep checking the blog for updates on the Street Level book – and feel free to post a comment or email me if you want to sign up for a copy.

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