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Tillism طلسم

Tillism طلسم

By Tillism
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Fearless Dreams: an outstanding life, a brilliant mind

Tillism طلسم

Flight of the Bumblebee & Classical Qawwali: unparalleled inspiration
A whiff of a familiar scent can immediately take you to the past — sounds do the same:  music, a familiar accent, even the faintest sigh. Join me in my journey in time between London and Malaga.
August 12, 2021
Fearless Dreams: an outstanding life, a brilliant mind
Where in human history do we place intellectuals with their fearless dreams? We need to record and celebrate stories of the best creative minds, for posterity.
June 20, 2021
Stealing like an Artist: How to be Creative
Throughout history people have taught others what they learned from those who came before them. Some of us acknowledge our sources for creative inspiration, others don't, but no one has ever created something out of nothing.
May 29, 2021
The Amazing Collaboration of the Iberians
As we walk between the olive trees along a dirt path, I wonder how old they are. A cylindrical extraction from the bark to the core is enough to find out the age of a tree. But olive trees are a challenge because they tend to be gnarled and twisted. Could they be the variety that was brought over from modern day Palestine 6,000 years ago? by the Phoenicians? For some reason, I had thought it was the Greeks.
May 19, 2021
The Presence of my Late Father: Tales of the Unexpected
You will find more stories from the magical world of Anniqua and Selma at: In this episode I reminisce about the way my mind enticed me to believe something that wasn't true.
May 8, 2021
Never a Jezebel: In the Footsteps of Phoenicians
In this episode I ponder over the Phoenician presence on a beach in Spain where I am standing almost 2,800 years later.
May 6, 2021