Much of the work for Cities for Children has been invisible for almost a year, involving reading, learning, listening – and emailing. So much emailing, and so much Whatsapp calling […]
This self, waking up and running on a Saturday morning, leaving half a toast on the breakfast table. Needing tea, choosing a shirt that might be acceptable without ironing, […]
And again, I can’t go back to work. This is where Pehli Kiran School No. 6 used to be: This is what things used to look like sometimes, on extra-special […]
hope we grow and laugh and learn. until we meet again, then.
Today, I took apart my bright yellow Schools Bag – the one that has been absolutely essential to my nomadic existence over the past year. Here are some of the […]
Volunteer activities make me nervous. It doesn’t matter how much time has gone into planning the details, or how many people have said they’ll come. The night before, jagged concerns […]
“Madam Farzana says you’re the one to talk to.” Ghulam Abbas called twice on Saturday morning, while I was en route Teacher Helping Day. I called back during a free […]