21st September marks #PeaceDay. We’ve been out in London asking people one simple question: “What has been the proudest moment of your life?” Check out the video here: So why have we been asking this question? Conflict we see in the world, on whatever scale, often stems from people’s own insecurities. So our plan is… Read More VIDEO: Happy International #PeaceDay.
I came to find you today. I saw you earlier. That same spot I’ve seen you before. You looked sad this time around. That’s when I knew I had to come back. I just know things ain’t good. In retrospect, I was pretty foolish to expect you to just be still there. But you see,… Read More Dear Leslie
Saturday night I’d reached this point where I realise I’ve not been productive. So around 9.30, I get up to do something. Food shopping. I figure the supermarket will be quiet at this time. I step out the lift and the man who lives downstairs is out. I speak to him on occasions. You can tell he’s a… Read More A Man and Mice
Ending street harassment is now at the forefront of political agendas. And that is why I’m choosing to share this story today. Studying for final year exams was tough. I couldn’t focus during the days or nights. Firstly, by nature, I find it difficult to sit in one place without getting distracted, fidgeting, or getting… Read More The Night I Was Mistaken For A Prostitute
I always wondered what it meant to be a “President” and to be a leader. Elections taught me to be led by your members as it is their principles which you will carry through all that you do. So instead of forcing my traits on them and telling them what leader I am, I spent… Read More My “Leadership Issues”
I’m British Asian. I can’t quite figure out what generation immigrant I am or what box I fit in to. I feel more African too, knowing that’s an integral part of my family’s journey. The words we speak are a combination of English, Gujarati, with some broken Swahili thrown in there too. But what’s confusing me… Read More Why are British Asians supporting UKIP?
1am this morning I start to receive emails and messages, ping after ping, from students saying they have no water in their showers or kitchens at Pure City. One student asks if I can come visit. Knowing what these students have gone through over the past few months, the ongoing problems, and few willing to… Read More Pure City: Today’s Troubles