Latest Podcast

Danny Gregory: artist, blogger, author

Danny Gregory is this month’s guest on Tidings.  He is also my son. Danny started his love affair with books when he was six years old which he credits for the creative life he has led ever since. He is a … View full post

Leafages

leaf·ages noun ˈlē-fijs : a mixed media art form created by Hazel Kahan Leafages are made from real leaves, vines and tendrils interwoven with calligraphy, decorative pen and ink flourishes and imaginary Latin botanical names. They are best framed and hung on walls or given to friends.

Featured Writing

Rembrandt’s Shadow by Janet Lee Berg reviewed

A Picture Is Worth 25 Lives Janet Lee Berg “Rembrandt’s Shadow” Janet Lee Berg Post Hill Press, $15 In the 72 years since it ended, World War II has provided us with a seemingly inexhaustible supply of stories, a global … View full post

  • About Hazel

    Born to German Jewish refugee physicians in Lahore (now Pakistan, then British India) Hazel has lived, studied and worked in many places--India, England, Australia, Israel and the United States. She makes her home in the woods of the eastern end of Long Island, New York where she produces the art of leafages, the radio sounds of Tidings and writes about growing up Jewish in Lahore. Read more about Hazel...
  • Leafages

    Leafages are made from real leaves, vines and tendrils interwoven with calligraphy, decorative pen and ink flourishes and imaginary Latin botanical names. Leafages contain a philosophical or inspirational thought, quotation or verse from sages, poets or religious texts. Some leafages are specially created for an individual, a couple or a family with words or leaves reflecting their personal narrative.
  • Hazel's Writings