My God, I thought to myself whilst watching last night’s channel 4’s documentary ‘Confessions of a Copper’. The documentary explained policing and what it was like to be an officer back in the 1970’s and 80’s. The racial issues raised were frustrating to watch. But what really got my blood boiling and a swollen lump […]Read more "Sexism In The 1980’s UK Police Force."
I remember reading Khaled Hosseini’s wonderfully written novel ‘A Thousand Splendid Suns’, the character Nana was preaching to her daughter Mariam that there is only one skill a women should learn and that is “tahamul” in English that means “Endure”. This sentence struck me like lighting. It was so shamefully true. That’s what women do […]Read more "The Best Thing Women Can Do Is Endure."