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Consent - what does it really mean?

Consent is a funny story – really, I went through school with the notion that no meant no and nothing less or more, and with not much time, free from the wrought iron gates of my all-girls private school, I up until recently carried with me, the naivety that other students were getting taught the same. 539 more words


The rose and the gardener

In relationships one is the gardener and the other is the rose. The one gets tending, and the other gets tending to. But surely this is a recipe for disaster? 46 more words


To Guide It, To Nurture It, To Believe in It.

Oh tentu saja Kungfu Panda, film animasi yang memuat banyak sekali filosofi hidup. Beberapa hari yang lalu aku menulis blog dengan tema kutipan yang aku ambil dari film tersebut: … 318 more words


Maybe On A Monday ...Love

I’m worried. I fear we’ve lost the human touch to our human-ness. I’m as guilty as anyone else of having my nose in my smartphone. Social media can be so much fun. 337 more words


on memory and public transport by Diana Bamimeke

There’s always been this one moment that sticks out very clearly in my mind: it’s 2013 or 2014, and there are three uniformed girls standing under an overcast sky, awaiting their bus home. 715 more words


In Defense of Our Things: Let Go of Letting Go

“And I add my own love to the history of people who have loved beautiful things, and looked out for them, and pulled them from the fire, and sought them when they were lost, and tried to preserve them and save them while passing them along literally from hand to hand, singing out brilliantly from the wreck of time to the next generation of lovers, and the next.” 764 more words

The Cabin