Welcome to Berkana. I am back from the 3-week long vacation, and to be honest, it was tiring not to write for so long. I am delighted to get back into the crazy routine of weeklong research, analysis, structuring, writing, editing, and releasing a unique perspective hidden in the obscure corners of cultures. When I started Berkana, the idea was to write about things that move my soul and then let the curiosity take over. This curiosity led me across oceans to revel in the stories of Māori culture, it helped me identify the problematic portrayal of the MPDG archetype in pop-culture, it also pulled into the spiritual depths of the dervish whirls. My curiosity has been my friend and my teacher all along. Now, as curiosity will have it, my creative forces are demanding more from me in terms of style and experimentation. That means that I have to divide my writing hours to master other types of long-form writing. This in no way means that I will stop writing full-length cultur…
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