The Worst Day of My Life

It’s 11.30 p.m and I’m in Heathrow taking the tube and I start having a panic attack like I have never experienced before. I came close to passing out, something I have never done. I knew instantly I needed friends around me. I called and texted four of...

The Call that Literally Changed my Life

I spent Eid with my London family consisting of my fathers sister and eight of her kids. It was a Monday. Sunny beautiful day and we decide to go to a fun fair in the park and then to Nando’s to eat and celebrate. I tried to call my dad, partly because it was a...

What my Dad Meant to Me

Anyone who knows me, I mean truly knows me as a friend knows a fraction of what I feel for my dad. He is my best friend first and foremost, then undeniably he is my dad, he is my advisor and my inspiration. I talked to him every single day, sometimes 3-4 times a day...

Happy Birthday Baba

I write to process what has happened, I don’t need judgement of my topics nor criticism of my spelling, my grammar or my punctuation. It is not an english essay, it is a way for me to not having to keep everything inside and document and connect with people who...