Beauty Beneath the Surface

My radio show ‘Beauty Beneath the Surface’ is here!    In a society which has deeply ingrained such unrealistic beauty standards and has put so much pressure on us to always look picture-perfect, it’s sometimes very easy to lose yourself, compare yourself to others especially on social media platforms and constantly feel like you’re notContinue reading “Beauty Beneath the Surface”

To my twenties

Today it’s my birthday. My teenage years are officially over. I cannot believe it! Where did time fly?    As I am turning 20 years old today, I am enveloped by a sense of gratitude that makes my heart smile. I feel so grateful for every single blessing that I have the power to countContinue reading “To my twenties”

 I graduated! 

    The last few weeks were eventful, chaotic, full of bittersweet memories, yet the one thing that was on my mind the whole time was the fact that I made it.       I graduated from high school.      Earnestly speaking, I cannot comprehend how or where the time had flew. ItContinue reading ” I graduated! “

”The Archers” on BBC Radio 4

  ” The Archers” is the longest British radio soap-opera that was originally broadcast on BBC Radio 4. The radio drama follows closely the Archers family while trying to face all the modern pressures of the rural life. Set in the English village of Ambridge, ”The Archers” has been created by Godfrey Baseley and sinceContinue reading “”The Archers” on BBC Radio 4″

”Line of Duty” on BBC Two – Drama Series

” Line of Duty” is the high acclaimed British drama series that was originally broadcast on BBC Two and which premiered on 26 June 2012. Created by Jed Mercurio, the drama follows the investigations of AC-12, one of the most controversial police anti corruption units and their fight for justice and equality.     SetContinue reading “”Line of Duty” on BBC Two – Drama Series”

”A Mix-Tape for Gus” on BBC Radio 4

  ”A mix-tape for Gus” is a radio music documentary that was originally broadcast on Tuesday 30th of October 2014. According to Emily Levy, Gus’ sister, the documentary that she made in the loving memory of her brother came as a gesture of affection and as a strong desire to spread to the world hisContinue reading “”A Mix-Tape for Gus” on BBC Radio 4″

“QUAKE” on BBC Radio 4 – Drama/VR Series

    “Quake” is a thrilling audio drama that acts like a puzzle that consists of 12 pieces and which unveils the tragic experience of searching the survivors after a fatal earthquake took place. The inspiration behind the subject matter that it approaches is ”the digital revolution in humanitarian response.” (BDH.net,n.d.) Each episode can be accessedContinue reading ““QUAKE” on BBC Radio 4 – Drama/VR Series”

“Taboo” on BBC 2 – Drama series

  “Taboo” is a British historical drama whose action is set in 1814 and which was originally broadcast on January 2017. Starring Tom Hardy and his real-life father, Chips Hardy, the drama series follows the challenging journey of a man named James Delaney whose sudden comeback to his natal roots in London,after being presumed deadContinue reading ““Taboo” on BBC 2 – Drama series”

”S-Town”-US NPR Podcast Series

      “S-Town” is a seven-part podcast which is hosted by “This American Life” producer Brian Reed and produced by the team behind “Serial”, ”a weekly program on public radio in the US. Released in 2014, it investigated the 1999 murder of Baltimore high school student Hae Min Lee.” (The Sydney Morning Herald,2017) The storyContinue reading “”S-Town”-US NPR Podcast Series”

”My week as a Muslim” on Channel 4

  “My week as a Muslim” is an eye-opening documentary that reveals the challenging journey of the Muslim community after a sudden Manchester terrorist attack turned everybody against them and their culture. ”The Guardian reports a 500% increase in hate crimes against Muslims since the Manchester bombing.” (The Guardian,2017) The purpose of this factual programme is toContinue reading “”My week as a Muslim” on Channel 4″