Category Archives: Culture

The ‘Old Man’ is here!

It’s taken more than two years to complete but my collection of literary short stories and essays is finally ready and will be available to the public on the 17th March. To make sure you get your Kindle copy you … Continue reading

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Theatre Review: Maya’s Honeymoons by Jesmin Chowdhury

The full version of this review can be seen as published in Bangladesh newspaper New Age (click here) or on my website with additional photos (click here) Theatre Review: Maya’s Honeymoons – Sunday 20th November, Brady Arts Centre, London By … Continue reading

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Theatre Review: Bangla Brummies by Murad Khan

‘Bangla Brummies’ is a comedy written by Bangladeshi theatre activist and writer, Murad Khan. The action is set in Birmingham but alternates between life in the 1970s and the present, following the stories of two Muslim Bangladeshi bachelor friends, Malik … Continue reading

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The danger of tolerance in a prejudiced society

In my TEDx talk on the importance of the Global Village, I begin by discussing my own prejudices against the common Asian dress for men called a ‘lungi’ and questioning the audience about their own prejudice. Of course, most of … Continue reading

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How to be a bigot

Embed from Getty Images I love working from home doing a job which actually requires me to interact with people socially both through social media online and in so-called ‘real life’. The fact I also get to chat with friends, … Continue reading

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