The Never-ending To Do List

When I’m sick, I turn into a horrible conversationalist because nothing sounds good anymore and all I can seem to focus on is that my body and I are two separate entities and I (my brain) am losing to it. This is wrong, of course. We cannot separate ourselves from our bodies, even though we … Continue reading The Never-ending To Do List

Fiction: Masquerade Chapter Twenty Four

Chapter Twenty Four Writing an exam was the easiest possible way to feel stupid. Saami’ah had spent the past two weeks writing five. She was ready to shun her books for a month – and she’d get exactly that because there were still exams being sat for the next week before their 21 day semester … Continue reading Fiction: Masquerade Chapter Twenty Four

Fiction: Masquerade Chapter Twenty Three

Chapter Twenty Three When Adnaan had darted into her room, firmly closing the door behind him, Saami’ah had thought there’d been a break in. Her brother wasn’t fleeing burglars though, just the noise that came with both parents periodically checking on him while he tried to sleep. He’d promised that he’d leave within an hour, … Continue reading Fiction: Masquerade Chapter Twenty Three

Fiction: Masquerade Chapter Twenty Two

Chapter Twenty Two   Saami'ah had been prevented from venturing onto a bus by her father calling her in a panic and demanding to know where she'd gone. They'd forgotten Adnaan had been the one to drop her off in the morning, and according to her father, Adnaan was sick and sleeping. Saami'ah wondered what … Continue reading Fiction: Masquerade Chapter Twenty Two

Fiction: Masquerade Chapter Twenty One

Chapter Twenty One The sudden clamour of four hundred people packing away notes and pencils, zipping up laptop bags and calling greetings to one another shocked Saami’ah back to the present. Her intended moment of relaxation had lasted the entire rest of the lesson and she was holding up the rest of the people in … Continue reading Fiction: Masquerade Chapter Twenty One