Monthly Archives: December 2011

Kindergarten Kekec, Playful Architecture

2b6cb581 © 2011 admin. All rights reserved.

Architecture office Jure Kotnik is the author of this playful kindergarten Kekec in Ljubljana, Slovenia. The new kindergarten extension, a prefab construction made of wood of local origin, grows out of the south side of the existing building and stretches into the garden, adding an additional 130m2 of playroom surfaces to the original volume of a typical Slovene kindergarten from the mid 1980s. Continue reading

A Charming World of Dara Scully

Cargo2 © 2011 admin. All rights reserved.

Welcome to the fantasy world of Spanish artist Dara Scully. Her photos blend the lines between facts and fiction, and each of them is loaded with rich narrative potential. Acting frequently as the protagonist, Dara places herself in a storybook-like world where she plays with Bambi and baby elephants, has tea parties with bears, and plays hide and seek with wolves. Her bike flies with hot air balloons and her adventures rival those of Alice in Wonderland. Continue reading

Festive December

IMG_7436 © 2011 admin. All rights reserved.

Every day there is a party in Mexico, and December certainly prevails in this matter. Starting with Posadas, the “Guadalupe-Reyes marathon” (festivities which last from 12 December, Day of our lady Guadalupe, until 6 January, when we celebrate Reyes magos (Three kings)), Christmas and New Years, charity and other events and festivities, December is certainly the most festive month of the year in Cabo San Lucas. For many it is also the busiest month, as the high season is kicking in, and everybody wants to finish as much as possible in this year while still possible. Continue reading