Because In My 30s I’ll Change the World

Thirty-five year old British-Iranian Yasmin Green, a mother of a two year old Zeba, works at Google’s think-tank Jigsaw. She’s the head of research trying to solve issues like internet trolling and among others, ISIS recruitment. Her image in this month’s issue of Vogue is particularly striking. She’s not dressed up like a nonchalant hag…

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How To Find Magic in the Winter (Read: Try)

Winters are harsh in this country. I don’t know if I can find magic in the winter. I try. Listening to her snow stories, I wished I was born in Gilgit like my grandmother. I was skeptical to believe that her father couldn’t see her for six months after birth. It was the 1920s and roads to…

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For the Love of Small Spaces

As a kid I enjoyed playing with pillows to create my own house. My favorite memories of a space I yearned for was my cousin’s small nook in a large family house. Growing up in a populous country with fewer noiseless or private spaces, a little distinction made me feel snug. I LOVE small, confined spaces. These include small seats…

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