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The word’s first incubators: not for the faint-hearted

Here is an interesting story I came across recently – it may or may not have a grain of truth in it. I have not been able to substantiate the legend with further historical sources, but it is too good not to share. 312 more words

Childrearing

"Imitating the Kuffar"

Salaam everyone.

This post has been a long time in the making, basically ever since I wrote my slightly rant-y post on divisive (and super offensive) … 1,385 more words

Islam

Eating Dirt - it's good for you apparently!

Yep – you got it ! It’s one of the health crazes that came to my attention a few months ago.  I thought it was really weird. 630 more words

Wellbeing Corner

Who are we, when the practice dies away?

As I grow older I understand less what it means to be an East-Asian-presenting woman living in white-Australia, by which I mean that I feel a loss of identity tied in with a disconnection with culture and the presence of oppression.   1,511 more words

Colouryarns

CFP: ‘From Refugees to Restitution: The History of Nazi Looted Art in the UK in Transnational and Global Perspective', 23-24 March 2017, Cambridge

CFP: ‘From Refugees to Restitution: The History of Nazi Looted Art in the UK in Transnational and Global Perspective’
Deadline: 15 October 2016
Organisers: Bianca Gaudenzi (University of Cambridge/University of Konstanz) Julia Rickmeyer (Sotheby’s London) 633 more words

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