Ecclesfield Primary School Sheffield

Had a fantastic day at Ecclesfield Primary School working with Sheffield University School of Architecture and Year 5 children discussing design ideas for a school in Puckhtoonkwha. Children at the school came up with innovative ideas after presentations from Leo and myself. Children at the school worked in groups and compared spaces at their school…

Pukhtoon Schools Project

I recently approached Prue Chiles Director of Sheffield University School Architecture and her associate Leo Care and asked them if they would support my project of building schools in Afghanistan and Pakistan. After several meetings Prue, Leo and myself applied successfully for KT Rapid Response Funding. The project received a sum of £7000 to help…

Sheffield Winter Gardens

You can view a small exhibition of my photographs, from 4th July and for one week only, showing my experiences of schools in Afghanistan, Pakistan and Kashmir in the Winter Gardens located in the centre of Sheffield.

Sheffield City Library

You can see an exhibition of a selection of my photographs showing my experiences of schools in Afghanistan, Pukhtoonkhwa (NWFP) and Azad Kashmir.

Mardan Rural Girls School

Pakistan April 2010

I went to Pakistan for 2 weeks during the Easter period to visit relatives and explore schools, however, because of the volcanic erutption in Iceland I wasn’t able to fly back until 2 weeks later! I looked at schools in the Mardan and Swabi areas of Pakhtunkhwa and met with the Vice Chancellor of Mardan…

Burngreave Community Radio

I will be appearing on Matloub Khan’s radio show this Saturday 27th March between 7 and 9 am. I will be talking about my childhood experiences growing up in the east end of Sheffield and sharing my more recent adventures in Afghanistan, Pakistan and Azad Kashmir. You can follow this link to listen to Matloub…