Memories

Looking for a girl who was eight in 1965

The desire to create humanoids: replicants, avatars, dolls, puppets or robots, is as old as the history of civilizations. Moreover, the human body has been used as a geometric parameter, for artistic or architectural canons. Human beings cannot do without their appearance even when it comes to imagining monsters or aliens: eventually, they add a… Continue reading Looking for a girl who was eight in 1965

Christmas suit, knitted with jaquard motifs
Making

Knitting for 18inch Dolls

Knitting for 18inch Dolls (America girl dolls, Zisa dolls and others) knitting for 18 inches dolls (about 46 cm) is very fun and rewarding. It is nice to being able to produce a garment in about two days and it is a relaxing activity. On average, 50g of yarn is enough for a jumper and… Continue reading Knitting for 18inch Dolls

Zisa tales

Aisha and Malik

Aisha and Malik joined Zisa's schoolclass in September, just a few days after the school year had started; they entered in the classroom accompanied by a red cross volunteer and sat in the only free desk, without looking at anyone. Aisha and Malik had recently arrived in Palermo from an African country and did not… Continue reading Aisha and Malik

Zisa tales

Zisa’s cake

“I am afraid that the afternoon at the park, whizzing through avenues in the new red scooter ... is to be postponed. – Zisa is very upset - Ugh! What a rain!” And worst of all that mean lady of Carla came, the mum’s friend who is always gossiping about their office. She comes home… Continue reading Zisa’s cake