Village Boys Playing With Firecrackers!

by - 8:08 AM

Back in the village, the Eid celebrations are still going on! Just round the corner from where I live, I caught these cheeky boys lighting firecrackers outside someone's home!!!! I remember walking through a bunch of kids playing with the firecrackers, I was so scared they'd throw one in my direction I yelled (to their amusement), 'Ceasefire, ceasefire!' Hahaha. It's driving me nuts because all day and late into the night, every few seconds (yes, I kid you not) you'd hear a ridiculously loud boom, your ears would ring, and you could almost imagine you were in a war zone!

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Welcome to my wayfaring world of stories. I’m a traveling musician and music educator from Melbourne living in Kabul, Afghanistan. Join me on my quest to embrace people of peace in tough places, inspire creative education where none exists, spark conversations that challenge the status quo, and collaborate with like-minded young people to catalyze a movement of peacemaking through acts of compassion and creativity among the young and free. As a nomad at heart, my ‘home’ is wherever I journey with people on the ground and discover life on the frontiers.