The image above is from Patricio Lopez's site and expresses solidarity with Spain in its fight against terrorism. Despite our differences since, in the wake of 9/11 Europe was sympathetic with the US and supportive of the war on terror. It behooves us to return the sentiment now that Europe is under attack.
織機 == shokki == loom
|Left radical is 'thread' (糸), right is 'marker/lance', composed of 'noise' (音) and 'halberd'. The left radical obviously relates to weaving, but the meaning of the right radical is disputed. Henshall suggests as a mnemonic: 'Weave threads with noise like a lance.'|