the more they stay the same: Are you living in North Korea in this year of 2015? If you are, here is a rug the very possession of which would probably get you shot to pieces by an anti-aircraft gun like Dear Leader Kim Jung Un’s recently deceased uncle!
The original domain name for this blog was www.rugs.su. Su was the domain extension for the now long-departed Soviet Union, but I was so pleased to have a four-letter domain extension I decided to overlook that; besides, as a history buff I think it’s cool! Since the Soviet Union started with Lenin I thought it was a good idea to have a picture of him on a carpet at some point near the beginning of this blog. I found this picture on a wonderful site called EnglishRussia.Com As you can see from the picture, art was less important than politics at that time. Continue reading