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The inspirations behind ‘Old Man on the Beach’

With less than a week to go before my collection of literary short stories, Old Man on the Beach,┬áis released to the general public, I thought I’d tell you a little more about it and the inspirations behind the book. … 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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