Fear of the Other

Posted on May 3rd, 2013

American Civil rights leader Dr Martin Luther King, Jr. said, ‘ Men hate each other because they fear each other, and they fear each other because they don’t know each other, and they don’t know each other because they are often separated from each other’. Fear of the Other I live on a ‘privileged’ compound […]


The Religious Police

Posted on April 27th, 2013

I wrote this article a few months ago and it was edited in parts and published in the Saudi Gazette. However, within a couple of days it was blocked so I thought I would put it on my blog.   Mutaween/Hai/Religious Police On Thursday I went with my Saudi wife to the Riyadh International Book […]


Pakhtoon Schools Project press coverage

Posted on November 12th, 2010

There has been some press coverage about the Pakhtoon Schools project recently. The Yorkshire Post, the main regional newspaper for Yorkshire, writes about Pakistan University backs school plan. British Builder, daily news for developers and house builders, writes about Schools project gets international backing. And finally, People in Harmony, a mixed race organisation which promotes […]


Sheffield Live! 93.2fm

Posted on August 18th, 2010

I will be discussing my mixed heritage childhood and recent experiences in Afghanistan, Pakistan and Azad Kashmir on Friday 20th August between 12pm-1pm with presenter Amna Kaleem on Sheffield Live! 93.2fm