One Hour, Three People, Zero Words


On Sunday my closest friend and I, and Muhammed (whom we’d just met) conversed without speaking. On top of that, this was one of the most significant conversations of my life. There were no words. No sounds, no reproaches hidden within the letters, no long devamını oku...

For All Those Interested


While listening to a talk recently, someone said, “if you want to be an interesting person, you shouldn’t be afraid of not having the same opinion as others.” Isn’t this a pretty bold piece of advice? Especially when we think about how a lot of devamını oku...

How Prepared Are You?


I had a nightmare last night. I was confronted by a tsunami and soon witnessed how it devoured me and all my surroundings. I felt good. Yes, that’s exactly what I felt. It wasn’t because I was weary of life and all its unsightly qualities. devamını oku...

Wabi Sabi: The Beauty of Imperfections


Inspired by Begüm’s post from last week, I’m continuing this week with the other Japanese concept of wabia sabi, which we delved into quite extensively while writing Sade. Wabi sabi—whose roots are actually grounded in Zen Buddhism having been brought to Japan from China by devamını oku...