Catriona Robertson

journeys at home and abroad

Tag Archives: British Museum

Jewels of Islamic calligraphy

Karen Armstrong was top of the bill at the British Museum this evening, but I was entranced by Islamic calligrapher Mustafa Ja’far at work, tucked away in Room 34. Turkish … Continue reading

24 June 2010


A couple of links, in fact three or four, to the East-West divide or confluence – First a piece by AA Gill in the Sunday Times magazine, found in a … Continue reading

24 January 2010