Category Archives: storytelling

Yes, I am a Pakistani

Are you a Pakistani?” The first time I overheard this question, my daughter was five years old. We were attending a pre-wedding function at a friend’s home. It was 28 November 2008, and 10 terrorists from Pakistan had laid siege … Continue reading

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The variety of their walking

  My friend Lloyd Nebres is Pono’s father. They live in Hawaii. http://www.iphoneogram.com/u/9354 Lloyd wrote these words about watching Pono go. He said it for me. “I have this ritual, something I’ve done since Pono was in elementary school. Whenever I … Continue reading

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Yearning

A Mum’s film made entirely at home!Sahar at 3, just returned from playschool, picks up the book Mum has left lying on the coffee table and starts to read out a story.The book happens to be bell hooks’ Yearning: Race, … Continue reading

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