A lot has happened in between my blog writing breaks and yet when you break it down, not much has changed. I am still a student trudging along my university degree, preparing to enter what will hopefully be my final year of formal education. Many people talk about doing a masters but I have yet…Read more Summer Highs…and Lows
I bumped into a person the other day who made my mind wander about the past. He was a lifelong friend of my maternal granddad and he remembered him fondly with the words, "he was the best person. I miss him a lot." This frank admission made me hope that I would live such a…Read more Interviewing The Past
The house has been in need of a printer for a few months now after the fairly recently purchased one went bust. I swear they seem to make purposely make them as fragile as a bird's skeleton. So I decided to surprise the family by buying one which I had found online and it came…Read more Revenge Is Best Served….Printed?
Maybe it was something that popped up in a conversation recently or something I read, but today I feel like writing about my Grandparents. Four days before my eighth birthday, my grandparents passed away after a carbon monoxide leak in their home. Grandparents are unique in that we love them dearly because they treat us and…Read more Remembering Our Grandparents
There aren't many people like me, On the train. In my religious garbs And my Kofi cap. I saw your darting eyes And I tried to appear less frightening, I flattened my backpack I plastered a small smile on my face Even though it was a Monday morning. But as I sat down, Your eyes…Read more Please Don’t Be Scared
If the world was my oyster, then I certainly would be travelling far more than I do now but with airline tickets reaching the stratosphere and my budget shrinking with the start of university, I enjoyed my week in Turkey as much as I possibly could. I travelled with a local youth group, hence my…Read more If Only The World Was My Oyster..
So today began quite early for a holiday morning but there was a good reason for it. A television crew came to interview yours truly. Now before you leap off your seats in excitement or fall off them in shock, let me calm your surely thumping heart by saying that I am not the next…Read more The Life Of A Teenage TV Star
I am still the same teenager who began blI ogging in April but I am certainly a happier one with the 2000 followers milestone reached! It has been an amazing and challenging journey, especially overcoming that moment where it feels you have written all you wanted to write about. I guess that is why many…Read more The 2000 Followers Reveal…
Celebrating Eid on the second day is always more lively than the first for me since it is the day where my mother's side of the family get together. Although there are actually less kids of my age, the relationship between my maternal aunts and uncles is much stronger than the paternal side. Although sometimes…Read more Picking Sides
You wait so long for one and then a hundred come along at once! I have used this exclamation to describe waiting for buses but today I am using it to describe something entirely different. You see, last year at my local community centre, a trip to Turkey was being planned for teenagers. I was…Read more Where Did All These People Come From!
You would think that by virtue of being human, every person's life is worth the same. That if one person was to be murdered on one side of the world and another on the other, then the significance is the same. Yet it is clear that this is not the case. We read on the…Read more The Value Of A Human Life
Me: Mum, have you visited your friend who does the tailoring so she can adjust my jeans? Mum: No not yet but don't worry once I do, you will be even more grateful and appreciative as you would have waited a longer time. Me: What? I promise you, I would have still been extremely grateful…Read more Funny Parenting Logic