Tips on communicating religious days and festivals.
Have you ever told someone a story, only to stop before it ends because you don’t know the ending? Probably not, as you want to know how it concludes, and so will they... This weekend marks a year since I started communicating coronavirus messages. Reflecting on what has caused chaos across the world, the pandemic... Continue Reading →
I watched as he walked from one side of the room to another, getting his steps in before this was ever a thing. There was a calendar on the wall behind him. I can still picture it; an image of a bird, in flight, above the clouds. There was something written in Urdu across the... Continue Reading →
“What is this?” she shrieked as she turned around. “Is this what you call a press release?” Her tone still slightly raised as she waved a piece of paper marked in red across my face. I squinted as I looked at the paper. Our eyes met and I realised she was waiting for a reply.... Continue Reading →
You’ll often hear comms people say friends and family don’t actually know what they do. I know when I have asked loved ones about my work, they list out a handful of tasks and some random explanation of what they think I do. For my situation, culture plays into this abyss of knowledge - comms... Continue Reading →
I’ve lost count of the number of times I’ve been asked this question in 2020. I always find I’m torn about whether I should sugar-coat my answer or be honest. Sometimes I feel as though this is a trick question. One that’ll be used to catch me out. The truth is that most parents working... Continue Reading →
No matter how many times you repeat something, the first time is always most memorable. Like the first time you heard your favourite song, the first time you sampled a new cuisine, the first time you smelt your favourite smell or, for me, my most memorable first; the first time I heard child #1’s heartbeat.... Continue Reading →