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Katherine Boo's — Behind the beautiful forevers *****

A cast of characters in Annawadi slums near Mumbai’s airport are hopeful when India’s economy starts to bloom. Some are metal thieves, others collect recyclable garbage, but when their day is done, they live in close proximity to everyone so that there are few secrets. 37 more words

On Books

Lebaran Kupat (Bodho Kupat)

Jika di Jakarta, hari pertama Idul Fitri setiap keluarga menyuguhkan ketupat beserta lauk pauk yang sangat lezat sebagai pendampingnya, maka di daerah Jawa Tengah dan Jawa Timur sajian ketupat disajikan sekitar 1 minggu setelah Idul Fitri. 140 more words

Naguib Mahfouz’s — Palace Walk *****

This is a glimpse into the life of a Muslim family living in Cairo during the early 1900s. While Al-Sayyid’s authoritarian rule over his family makes us aware of the restrictions placed on women, there is also humour within the dynamics of the family. 22 more words

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My Dad's Beard by Zanib Mian & Laura Ewing

I honestly don’t think this 11×11, 32 page book could be any sweeter.  With just a few words on each page the simple sentences convey such love and warmth from a boy to his dad, by way of his beard. 286 more words

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Family #30DaysRamadhanWriting 3

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Apa yang ada di pikiran kita saat disebut kata “keluarga”?

Mungkin sebagian besar, langsung terpikir kata-kata yang mewakili bahagia, kesenangan, dan ketenangan.. . 236 more words

Inspirasi Dan Pengembangan Diri

Day Seventeen: For the kids!

Since we are about two weeks away from D-day, I think it’s time to start thinking about the most important people in our lives…the kiddies.  277 more words


The Blue Sky Tag

I had the pleasure (and challenge) of being nominated for the Blue Sky Tag by The Scottish Muslimah. I have only been at this blog for a very short period, but have followed her blog from the start. 1,061 more words

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