Book Review: Becoming by Michelle Obama

My rating: 5 of 5 stars It has literally taken me two years to read this book. Not because it is heavy or particularly long – far from it. For the last two years it has been my secret Sunday morning guilty secret; spending just 15-20 minutes or so with Michelle, revelling in the beauty… Read More Book Review: Becoming by Michelle Obama

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Book Review: The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood

The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood My rating: 4 of 5 stars There’s no doubt about it, Margaret Atwood spins a good yarn. ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ is an interesting, well-written dystopian story of a near future where strict and extremist Christian religion has taken over the entire political and social order of America and subdued… Read More Book Review: The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood

Theatre Review: Bangla Brummies by Murad Khan

Originally published on Kenthinksaloud   ‘Bangla Brummies’ is a comedy written by Bangladeshi theatre activist and writer, Murad Khan. The action is set in Birmingham but alternates between life in the 1970s and the present, following the stories of two Muslim Bangladeshi bachelor friends, Malik and Hisham, as they marry and become fathers. Through the comic… Read More Theatre Review: Bangla Brummies by Murad Khan