A Reminder That Disability is Not a Weakness

“Write what you know”, has been uttered in encouragement ever since I started writing professionally. Ironically, the subject that I know all too well is the one which I find the most challenging to write about.  The difficulty lies within its inexpressibility and resistance to language. However, in an attempt to look forward to lifeContinue reading “A Reminder That Disability is Not a Weakness”

The Coronavirus Epidemic and the Refugee Crisis Have More In Common Than You Think

According to Pharmaceutical Technology, the total number of Covid-19 cases has increased to more than 110,000 in 108 countries worldwide, while recoveries currently stand at a 61,000. This invisible and serious threat has caused a climbing death toll of 3,800. As is the nature of an epidemic, these figures will likely increase until vaccinations areContinue reading “The Coronavirus Epidemic and the Refugee Crisis Have More In Common Than You Think”

How Ghana Changed My Shower Habits

My flat in Ghana wasn’t worth writing home about: two bedrooms, two nets, one lightless toilet, a kitchen and a basic shower cubicle. However, after a nine-hour flight and a full day of travelling from London to West Africa, I was in desperate longing for a shower. As I stepped barefoot under the shower-head, IContinue reading “How Ghana Changed My Shower Habits”