By Syma Sayyah, Tehran
angel in Persian. It is also the
name of one of the most well-known areas in Elahieh in the northern part of
So, it was more than
a thrill when I went to my friend Haleh Anvari’s house in a small alley off one
of the side streets of
Haleh Anvari is modern lady with such a thick English accent that the first time I heard her voice I thought I was back in England. She is very well read, and what I like most about her is the fact that she is a great friend and a friend who you can count on, a rare thing these days. She is or has been a reporter, a media guide and translator, a journalist; and recently she turned her many sided talents to photography. Many readers may remember my report on her Chadour exhibition.
Recently I went to her place for coffee with a visiting friend just to see her. I took some photographs, and here you can see for yourself how modernity and traditional character can be so successfully mixed.
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