Sweet Shop


Sweeet Shop I am the pearl of insulin upon the sliver of steel, Clear and pungent. I can take you back to the days when you roamed in the grass Like a freshly emerged butterfly Until your body refused to obey and you had to come indoors To blood tests, syringes and Pampers. But now,…Read more Sweet Shop

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University – A Play


WEEK 2 brief of my creative drama class: Write a scene in which one person is jealous of the other. University A Play by Siraj Patel CHARACTERS TIM – Eighteen-year-old boy from East London MARY - Eighteen-year-old girl, Tim’s girlfriend, a heavier East London accent ACT 1, SCENE 1 A classroom, there are four rows…Read more University – A Play

My Grandmother’s Kitchen


My Grandmother’s Kitchen The numb stone floor thuds against my shoe As my fingers graze the stained wood-mix worktops. I can see Mum searching for plastic bags In the shed that I used to play in. Triumphant, she comes in clutching An array of cobalt, green and white. “We will be leaving soon,” she says,…Read more My Grandmother’s Kitchen

After the Rubble


What happens when you wake up and find that your house has been flattened by an airstrike? Sitting in cloudy old London, these thoughts probably never enter our thoughts. Yet how fickle are our minds when barely a generation ago, Londoners were cowering in their shelters as planes rained havoc over their city. With this…Read more After the Rubble

Birds of King’s College London-1


  I'm a small bird in a big city. Its hard to stand out in the hustle and bustle of the everyday chaos. They say life isn't all about looking good but I'll tell you something, my amazingly radiant plumage definitely attracts a lot of attention. I mean, you're the second person to ask to…Read more Birds of King’s College London-1

The Year Long Blog And Other Awesome Matters


Yesterday, the WordPress Wizard informed me that I have been blogging for one year. I remember when I first made this blog, I was preparing for my A levels and needed a platform to voice my political opinions, practise my writing as well as having a cool link to put on my CV.   Twelve…Read more The Year Long Blog And Other Awesome Matters