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Muniba and I are not friends

And we don’t have to be to stand up or represent a cause together. Just like not all Asian Taxi drivers in UK are cousins. Muniba and I may have a common factor and guess what? We share that with your grandparents too. In fact it would be safer to …

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The time of the month

Scrolling through my Facebook home page today, I saw an infamous, horribly vindictive piece of advertisement or at least that was what the ‘Keyboard Jihadis’ sought it out to be. No it wasn’t pornography nor it was some Bollywood movie’s vulgar song. Had the case been so, they would’ve chosen …

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The World is Cleaner after a Storm

It is pouring outside. The sky is also black with the occasional silver and gold of thunder slicing through it. And it is this sudden ephemeral shimmering that has me hooked. I keep peering outside, too eager to catch the next flash. Almost feels like the same charges of energy …

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It’s All A Lie

I was sexually abused by my father’s best friend’s son, who often came to our house. I  was around four; he was around twenty-five. I only have three memories about it.   In the first one, the guests have come over so my mother is busy in the kitchen and …

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