I have a few books by her on my shelves, but this is the first time that I have dedicated a post to her. This has come at a crucial time. The Moroccan writer Fatema Mernissi (1940 – 2015) has passed away. She has written on the position of women, especially with the context of … Continue reading adieu à fatema mernissi, la shéhérazade marocaine
The Moroccan writer Fatima Mernissi was also a sociologist. She spoke out on the borders of islam and feminism. Last month she passed away in Rabat (Morocco). Read more about her here.
The weaverbird is a beautiful bird. Building and weaving hanging baskets for a new house in the sun. The weaverbird has entered the publishing world and is now expanding its activities. The building site can be found in Namibia.
The weaverbird is still active and gets more publicity for the words and stories it is weaving and publishing. Have a look at the latest developments at this Namibian publisher.
In western cultures it seems that only the youth has any future. People want to be young and want to stay young. In other cultures old age is respected, a fountain of wisdom. In this book women over 50 years are celebrated. Women not only from Kenya, but also from places like Denmark and the … Continue reading book celebrating women over 50 to be launched
A biography is often a good read. An autobiography is at times a different matter for it can be hard to be honest with oneself. Radhika Lee has launched her autobiography titled ‘ Rainbows in my Clouds’.