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Village gossip


Village Gossip
This painting depicts early afternoon when most of the village women finish their daily chores and sit down together to exchange some gossip. In villages everyone knows everyone, people are referred to as uncles and aunts,interference in each other’s matters is not considered violation of privacy but as help.Women help each other,the elders pass on their wisdom while the young women learn .  Children grow up playing with goats, pups, dogs and chasing chicken. Climbing trees and racing are some  of the most entertaining games. Rag dolls and wooden toys are home made, no matter how hot the days, children wait for their mothers to fall asleep while trying to make the child take a nap and then sneak outdoors to play all afternoon.