Recently it has felt like the world’s spinning too fast and I’m trying to get off at my stop but much like the large gap between the track and platform at Bank station, I’m struggling to get off. I always blame it on being vertically challenged. Although I’m able to squeeze on during rush hour, … More Persevering
Let me start with a little update! So I’m still the only female on Fleet street who refuses to rush about in 6 inch heels but rather shuffle around in my converses (5 months in & thankfully the boss still hasn’t commented on my choice of footwear) Its crazy that when I look back at my diary … More The BIG slump
Uncle Saleem At the age of 22 I still haven’t passed my driving test yes I know, I have enough family members badgering me! Living in London I’m so used to being able to jump on the bus or the underground. So I hardly spend time in cars unless my mums feeling generous enough to … More The Pakistan Journal Vol III
The Brigadier’s Military rule My Khala was born and bred in London but then she got married to a man in the military and moved to Islamabad, Pakistan. I suppose she adapted to life there quite well, but ask her London’s weather forecast for next week and she’ll reel it off to you. Through the … More The Pakistan Journal Vol I
I saw something the other day it said ‘Be a warrior not a worrier’ you all know which one I fall under and always have. My family know and bless their hearts my friends know it,but its what I do best. I like to plan, I like to know beforehand so I know my path, … More Warrior
It’s a Friday morning 6am to be exact and mum is shouting out my name from downstairs. It’s my day off from uni and I’m being woken up to accompany mum to the hospital. She’s been putting of this trip for months but she couldn’t take the pain any longer. So we’re going to the … More Dotty Circa 1950’s
On one of those rare beautiful sunny days we get in London, me and mum were out and about. Mum driving and me in the passenger seat. We stopped at some traffic lights and a rubbish truck pulled up alongside us. It reminded me of this poem I once came across, I’m not a huge … More Side by side.