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Women's Prison, Chiang Mai

Originally the palace of the Governor or Chiang Mai, Thailand, it was converted to a women’s prison around 1900. I have not found much in the way of its history but it is a site worth exploring. 80 more words


Hide and Seek Review

I felt that I read this book so fast I didn’t even have chance to catch my breath. The sixth instalment of Helen Grace has not let me down! 256 more words

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Orange is the New Black - book vs. series

Ever since its release in 2013, Orange is the New Black is constantly holding its position as one of Netflix’s most successful shows, but not everybody knows that it is actually based on a true story. 354 more words


For those of you that are not in Cape Town, things are generally going well, other than the fact that we hardly have any water left, but between us being wise and God being merciful I am sure we will survive.

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House Without Windows

“The message, the rain, the divine light comes through my window,
Falling into my house from my origins
Hell is that house without a window.” 585 more words

A few weeks ago as I sat during a session at one of the female correctional centres, I looked around and considered all the pain that echoes through the stories of these lives. 668 more words

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'Orange is the New Black' author Piper Kerman talks prison reform in Salem

Before she authored the bestselling memoir “Orange Is the New Black: My Year in a Women’s Prison” and inspired the similarly titled Netflix series, Piper Kerman was among the hundreds of thousands of women in the United States behind bars. 14 more words

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