My Alcoholic Parent and I

I wrote an article about the effects of alcoholism on a family for The Pool, and then it was announced shortly after that the online women’s magazine will go into administration. The site was a wonderful platform for women to find their voice and tell their stories; it’s such sad news, to hear it hasn’t […]

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Podcast: Spilling My Chai

So – my girl Chaz and I have started a podcast called Spilling My Chai! There are so many incredible podcasts out there, and initially I was worried ours would get lost in the digital sea of online voices – but we decided to go for it anyway. Why, you ask? Because we really wanted […]

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A Halal Guide to Berlin

“Berlin is more a part of the world than a city. ” —Jean Paul, Writer, 1800 Arriving in Berlin in the midst of the winter solstice I shouldn’t have been taken aback by the chill in the air, the whiteness of the sky, snow falling on my face – but it was claustrophobic, looming above […]

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Tackling New Year’s Angst

Happy New Year my loves. Some people talk about the dawn of a New Year as if it is going to fix something, as though the tide that is the New Year will wash over us and we’ll finally start swimming in the right direction, we’ll be cleansed, we’ll have a new start and more […]

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