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End of the world realness

I’m absolutely terrified that the world is currently falling apart. I read the news almost compulsively now, imaging that I will come across some seemingly innocuous news story and know that it is time to begin frantically prepping for the end of the world as we know it. 469 more words

Daily Life Doings

Les derniers jours.

Last week marked the end of the holy month of Ramadan. After a nation-wide wait for the official announcement of the exact day, I spent a beautiful Eid with M’s family just days after being bed-ridden and ill. 353 more words

Crazy about Caftans

A catfan is similar to the robe or even tunics; varities of these have been worn by countless cultures spanning around the world for thousand of years. 234 more words

fashion friday : kaftan

According to Wikipedia, kaftan or caftan is a front buttoned coat or overdress, usually reaching to the ankles with long sleeves.  The caftan is of ancient Mesopotamian origin. 105 more words

Friday Fashion

Cover Up

I made a cover-up. Better known as a caftan. We have some major (major by my standards, anyway) dance performances coming up and my instructor was giving me a rough time about my habit of throwing a tablecloth over my shoulder and calling that a cover-up. 843 more words


Even older than a man's favorite shirt

How old is the oldest piece of clothing you still wear?

I asked my hair dresser that, and told her my caftan would undoubtedly beat anything she came up with. 415 more words