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Black milk: an identity crisis

The moment I saw the title of the book, I knew what the author meant as if it was written for me. Black Milk by Elif Shafak, renowned novelist from Turkey, is a memoir described as ‘a thoughtful and incisive meditation on literature, motherhood, and spiritual well-being.’ Although I enjoy reading, I am not good at writing book reviews. As a… Continue reading Black milk: an identity crisis

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Cultural Diversity…

  I come from a culture that is bound to make you feel protected at times, or lack privacy and personal identity at other times. It is very acceptable to get comments like 'you are still not pregnant' after being married for few months and receiving endless (usually unwanted) advice on specific alternative medication that… Continue reading Cultural Diversity…

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To share or not to share; that is the question

A recent decision made by a friend blogger to have a private blog/journal made me rethink again on blogging and how it started with me.  I was blogging anonymously for few years. I wasn't confident enough to blog with my real name. I felt that I might write things which are too personal and regret… Continue reading To share or not to share; that is the question