This Kurdish girl deserves a thank you

There are probably a thousand depressing things that I would love to write about right now, to get it all off my chest. Writing those negative thoughts and emotions is often therapeutic. However, I choose not to. You see, dearest reader, I woke up to such a beautiful post from a person I follow on Facebook, I … Continue reading This Kurdish girl deserves a thank you

Kurdish couple go beyond just criticizing!

In Kurdistan there are two types of people. Type one sit and complain, all day, everyday blaming every issue in Kurdistan on everyone except themselves. These also are the type that sometimes throw rubbish from their car windows, don't obey traffic laws and find it okay  to spoke indoors while their kids are sitting half … Continue reading Kurdish couple go beyond just criticizing!

My #TEDxNishtiman experience

Hello loyal reader!! If you haven't followed #TEDxNishtiman recently then you've been on a different planet (or in one of those social media/ technology detox phases). I was behind the stage, changing last minute scripts and program plans with Mustafa when I saw Azad Mohammad sitting silently, trying to peek to the audience. I couldn't help get … Continue reading My #TEDxNishtiman experience

Kurdish Clothes For All

Loyal reader, Hello from a very emotional blogger! Over the years I have been part of a handful of different charity campaigns. A number remain close to my heart. Some surprise me and take me by a storm, others are quiet disappointing. Some leave me in tears of happiness, others tears of pain and depression. … Continue reading Kurdish Clothes For All


Please join us in donating your Kurdish clothes which you are no longer in use of to poor families who can not afford to purchase new ones this Newroz. We are collecting used Kurdish clothes (or new ones) of all sizes, parts, and colors for both genders. They will be distributed to poor families in … Continue reading #KurdishClothesForAll

At the Book Café

I have so many dreams. One of them is made of bookshelves that touch the roof, smell of coffee that gives me a morning energy sensation, chocolate when I please and a place filled with words. Everywhere you look there are words, quotes and you know what? I wouldn’t even mind if books were floating … Continue reading At the Book Café