I'm not really sure what answer people are expecting when they ask students like myself how we are feeling about the upcoming exam results day. Sometimes the question can be easily answered with a simple reply but at times it can be tricky depending on the person. Most of the time though, it is a…Read more Don’t Ask Me About Results Day!
Celebrating Eid on the second day is always more lively than the first for me since it is the day where my mother's side of the family get together. Although there are actually less kids of my age, the relationship between my maternal aunts and uncles is much stronger than the paternal side. Although sometimes…Read more Picking Sides
I'm not really one to announce things like this but since you people have been wishing me well and good luck in my search for financial help for tuition fees, I thought I'd share with you some good news. I have managed to secure a £3,000 grant for the first year of my university fees…Read more Those Dreadful Fees Just Became A Little Less Dreadful
I know it is not good to boast and I detest arrogant people but today I can honestly say my wisdom is growing, even as I type. Have I been injected with some Gamma rays of the intelligence kind? Alas no, instead the wisdom is growing in my mouth. Wisdom teeth. Cheeky little things which…Read more My Wisdom Is Growing
There is a difference between curiousity and racism. When a close-knit community receives a visitor, it is only expected that stares and perhaps even suspicious glances would greet him. Although they may seem slightly off-putting, it is a reaction which does not have its roots in hatred but only curiousity or fear for security. The…Read more Curiousity And Racism
Scientists like to tease us. You'll see in the news one day that 'Humans Can Learn In Their Sleeep' so understandably you read the article, eager to discover how such an amazing thing is possible. It is only when you get to the end that your heart sinks as you realise that it, like many…Read more Learn In Your Sleep? Yeah Right.
I am not really sure Yorkshire can be classified as the countryside or simply a small sleepy town. The people here appear to be friendly although there are the few racists who shout out remarks as they drive past. An ignorant bunch, borne out of fear of the unknown. The one thing that is more…Read more The Countryside