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Thursday Connectors: Senses Of Nature

by Farzana Hakim It feels great being back for this week’s Connectors. I hope you had a great bank holiday weekend, staying put and remaining locked down in your own homes, despite the conflicting and confusing messages arising from the Cumgate, and the boo for BoJo trends on social media these ...

Thursday Connectors: American Lives Under Lockdown

by Farzana Hakim Hi all, it's Farzana once again, bringing you some fantastic lockdown stories. This week I’m excited because we’re going to be connecting with writer folk from the United States of America. We’ve got some interesting observations from Washington DC and Colorado coming up, as well as our key ...

Thursday Connectors: Karachi And London

Karachi And London: A Tale Of Two Cities by Farzana Hakim Hi, all. It's Farzana here for a super-special edition of Thursday Connectors. This week, I’m taking you all on a trip to visit a place that's really close to my heart. And why wouldn’t Pakistan be sentimental, considering my heritage and ...

Thursday Connectors: European Extravaganza #2

by Farzana Hakim Hi, all. It's Farzana here, with this week’s exciting extension to our European extravaganza. Hoorah! Last week, we had a cute connector with eight-year-old Jack from Ireland. This worked so well that this week, to bring a smile to our faces, I’m kicking thing off with a few words ...

Thursday Connectors: European Extravaganza

by Farzana Hakim Europe Versus The Virus: France, Germany And Ireland Hi all, its Farzana here, with this week’s Thursday Connectors. I’m really excited about this one, as it’s the first of our European Extravaganzas. Insert imaginary balloons, confetti and cheerful flag-waving folk! Ah, if only…Shut up, Farzana. Brexit is done. You are over ...

Thursday Connectors: Home Truths

by Farzana Hakim Hi all, I can’t believe its Thursday already and we’re meeting again so soon. I hope your week has been good, well as good as it can be during these weird and, frankly, depressing times. I promised a tiara and tutu last week but honestly, I didn’t feel like dressing up. My ...

Thursday Connectors: From Dagenham to the Bahamas

by Farzana Hakim  Hi all! I’m checking in from my home in Dagenham because that's where I’m doing the lockdown, with my three kids and husband. No other place for it really; our safe haven, within the blossoming, suburbs of Greater London. And to let you all in on a secret, I’m trying my absolute best to connect with you on this nothing out of the ordinary grey sky day, with my nose and mouth covered with a flowery, pink, tasseled bandana. ...

Daily Posts For Unprecedented Times

by Madeleine White (Twitter/Instagram: @madeleinefwhite) Hello, I’m Madeleine and I’m the Editor of Write On! magazine, a quarterly magazine published by Pen to Print. Write On! is usually distributed directly through libraries and other pubic venues, across east London and parts of Kent, with an accessible online PDF and weekly online ...