Awaiting my death

Regine Stokke, a seventeen-year-old girl suffering from leukemia. On August 22, 2008 she was diagnosed with  a rare, aggressive, and fatal form of leukemia. And on November 4, 2008, Regina began in her blog “Facing Fear” describes her treatments and feelings on, with her optimistic, sincere and positive attitude infected the whole of Europe, a … More Awaiting my death

SS16 Balenciaga

  Alexander Wang ’s three-year stint at Balenciaga is over. He went out dancing, snapping selfies and twirling down the runway. His swan song was the freest of any of the collections he did for the house, and the most tender. All in shades of ivory. All paraded softly out on lace slippers. All in soft, natural … More SS16 Balenciaga

SS Alexander McQueen

The girls had pink-cheeked complexions and tousled hair flowing down their backs—a bunch of young English roses who might have been caught by Julia Margaret Cameron’s camera lens in Victorian times. What they were dressed in were the prettiest and most personal designs that have come from Sarah Burton since she took over as creative director … More SS Alexander McQueen

Classic prose

— 前路为高木所挡,何如? If there is a tree blocking your way, what would you do? — 绕木而行。 I shall go around it. — 前路有狂风肆虐,何如? And if a fierce wind should come your way — 风过而行。 I shall wait for it to pass. — 阻挡之物,缘何无怨? Why don’t you show anger to those that block your way? —天有意,毋需怨。 … More Classic prose

Life is pain

Originally posted on Cristian Mihai:
“Life is pain, highness. Anyone who says differently is selling something.” — William Goldman I’m not a big fan of “positive thinking.” Yes, it’s important that we love ourselves, that we try to see all that is good and worthy of gratitude in us and others. I believe in seeing…

The power of silence

Originally posted on globalbangla:
Sometimes ‘silence’ can be the best response. In my student life, especially those days of CMC (Chittagong Medical College), I was rebellious (to some extent I still am). I used to protest and confront any argument, opinion or situation I could not agree with. Even many a times I use to…

12 short films by female filmmakers, played at TEDWomen 2015

Originally posted on TED Blog:
Anyssa Samari finds the interstitials for TED Conferences — the short videos that run between speakers as palate-cleansers. “It’s like a Rubik’s Cube,” she says. “There are a lot of constraints—the videos can’t be too long, they need to tell a narrative, they need to be beautiful and they need to fit…