Gay Jewish–New Yorker publishing his writing, photography and videography here and touching upon ▴ gay and ursine topics ▴ Near Eastern, Central Asian, North African and Caucasian topics ▴ linguistics, particularly as relevant to the above populations ▴ progressive topics ▴ atheist, Humanist, naturalist or Bright topics ▴ history, understood to include his own personal experiences in and occasionally out of his beloved native city.
22 December 2012
Joyous “Night of Forty”
🌇 Have a joyous “Night of Forty” (Çillə gecəsi چیلله گئجهسی/Yəlda یلدا), the longest night of the year.
☞ Ali Moradi (digital mind), Happy Yalda Night, 19 Dec. 2010, Flickr, 21 Dec. 2010, under a Creative Commons license.