Informational, Opinion

The case of/for Shamima Begum

I’ve been thinking about this for almost a week now. To be honest, even longer than that, but Shamima’s little boy’s death touched and pained me even more. How do you write about this case without getting too emotional? When I think about the response to the loss of Shamima’s third child, it makes me… Continue reading The case of/for Shamima Begum

About me, Experience, Supportive

Celebrate women – International Women’s Day

Thank you to all the women, who have influenced me, stood by my side or angered me. Thank you, mama, you have tried to support me as best as you can. Even though you’re a victim of patriarchy and you can’t escape it for yourself, you have rebelled for me and I see and appreciate… Continue reading Celebrate women – International Women’s Day

Experience, Opinion

Of being right

I’ve broached the topic of being right in People banging on about your past mistakes. But there’s more to it. I told a tale about a person who needs to be right. But the truth is, that all of us have it ingrained. The need to be right makes us blind to the hurt we… Continue reading Of being right

Experience, Opinion

Of young and old and activism

We travelled to L.A. and that distracted me a bit away from blogging. I’m back now and I hope I’ll go back to my old routine as well. I’m turning 39 in a month. Do I feel my age? Honestly, I don’t know what that is even supposed to mean. To feel my age. I… Continue reading Of young and old and activism

About me, Experience

People banging on about your past mistakes

I have four brothers, and with one of them I don’t have the best relationship. Be it me or be it him. I’m sure if you asked, you’d receive fingers pointing. I’m tired of people reminding me of the mistakes I’ve made. For me it’s a matter of whether I really need someone’s constant nagging… Continue reading People banging on about your past mistakes