From July 2016 until March 2020, this EXCLUSIVE WEEKLY FEATURE COLUMN, “ON A JOURNEY”, was printed every week in London’s ‘The Weekly Tribune’ newspaper. In this BLOG-like article Susan talks about her ongoing travels, impressions of people she meets and the places she goes to. Since the newspaper was discontinued due to the worldwide Covid situation, after March 2020 Susan decided to nevertheless continue writing her weekly articles and publish them here on her website.

 

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On a journey…12th-18th September 2016

Flight from Kazakhstan to Delhi, Susan talks about nature of thought, migrant workers, meeting Jamyang at hotel in Karol Bagh, Indian monsoon, how she first met Raj Kumari in Mussoorie, ...
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On a journey…5th-11th September 2016

Susan in Astana; describes statues of ‘people countries’ on Nurzhol Blvd, Norman Foster, Khan Shatyr complex, Bayterek Tower, Astana’s pyramid, Susan meeting Nefertiti everywhere; her bust at Neues museum Berlin, ...
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On a journey…22nd-28th August 2016

Trip with Raj Kumari to Berlin; German Reichstag building – compares it with Norman Foster’s ‘Palace of Peace and Accord’ in Astana Kazahstan, Brandenburg Gate, meeting with Wolfgang who Susan ...
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On a journey…15th-21st August 2016

Visit to National Academic Library of Republic of Kazakstan in Astana, Susan receives invitation to do a presentation of her work there, the Turkic people of Central Asia, meeting with ...
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On a journey…8th-14th August 2016

Staying at Irina’s house in Chelyabinsk Russia, imagining future of ‘Dynamic Mandalas’, meaning of ‘raspberry’, 21 hour train ride to Astana Kazakhstan, immigration control at Russian/Kazakhstan border, companions on the ...
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On a journey…1st-7th August 2016

Staying at Alfia’s home in Bulgari, Volga region of Russia, how we judge people, overnight train to Chelyabinsk, Susan thinks about adding photos of sacred places to new photo collage ...
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On a journey…25th-31st-July-2016

Night tour of Moscow; Kremlin, Bolshoi Theatre, Moskva River, University building, Novodevechy Monastery, nature of spiralling, Marina learning ancient Slavic language, reading Cyrillic words, Susan describes her book, ‘The Pen, ...
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On a journey…18th-24th July 2016

Susan introduces herself, talks about her earlier days in Moscow and how it’s changed today, describes her talk on photo collage art at ‘World Light Group’ meeting and launch of ...
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