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Notes on a conference, if not much of a scandal – BlogHer ’14

Posted in Life & Love, and Women's issues

The omens didn’t start auspicious. First, I got lost around LAX trying to find the parking lot where I was fixated my Jemima would spend a couple of nights. It turned…

The people behind the blogs – truth or dare?

Posted in Life & Love

masks“And…what do you do?” Invariably, there is a slight pause after the “and”, as if to feign hesitation. That intrusive question. But I get it. We meet someone new and we have an overwhelming need to frame them, to place them. As a woman, after all, it’s better to be asked what I do, than being presumed the wife of, a common practice until a few decades ago.

A year in words – what I learned about blogging

Posted in Life & Love, and Women's issues

The actual sofas where the blog was conceived
The actual sofas where the blog was conceived

She didn’t look back once. I stood there, watching her frame go through the new fangled body scan, explaining to whomever was questioning her that she didn’t speak English, and I didn’t even savour the moment of seeing her disappear in the swarms of colorful people all around her. My warm and loving mother didn’t look back once, to look at my face one more time.

Things we almost forgot about ourselves, aka – this much I’m going to let you know about me

Posted in About Us

We accepted taking the open road‘s challenge when she nominated us for A Versatile Blogger Award. Two things appealed to us about her nomination – one that we would be able…

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