From Bangladesh to Brick Lane – my father’s memories

A clear sky is a rare sight in London, but it is a perfect […]

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University Life: From London to Fez

 

“What do you want to be?” asked Auntie.

“A teacher…” I replied.

My auntie and cousin […]

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Zoltan and I

 

Somewhere on a street in west London. Chill […]

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At the Mercy of Memory

To Eric, my sister’s husband, who took his own life on March 5th, 2017, at age 36. 

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We met in Trinidad when I was […]

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15/02/2015

 

Sunday 15th February 2015

12:11 AM

Dear friend,

I travelled back to Gloucester on […]

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There’s Strength in Strange

It’s 2am.

My hands shake with lack of sleep and I wince, as once again I […]

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a child's flux of memories (from the corner of Via Rocco Carabba, Lanciano)

 

Silent Spring

the plane lands

like a bee on rosemary

old memories are polluted

 

Cretan labyrinth

to get […]

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At three o’clock, I tore myself away from the second-hand book market by […]

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The Red Thread

I slowly open my eyes. The sun is gently shining through the black blinds, spreading light […]

Amelia the Raven

 

When you have a diary, it’s like we imagine our life as a movie, worth […]

A Century of Trees

 

As a young child, I would sit in the garden of my family home on a small orange […]

Desire and Justice

      

The account you are about to read is a fictionalised version […]

A Crisis of Leadership

 

For most people, I am sure that landing […]