Sometimes the World Messages Back

Yesterday, as you know, I was traveling home and it started off with the message in the photo below. After I took that I had a bit of an irritating day. I hadn’t slept much or well the night before so I was tired and cranky. Then I realized I’d booked a flight with such tight connections that I couldn’t get a proper lunch – I had a couple of handfuls of almonds and I found an old, pre-made sandwich at the Detroit airport that I wolfed down partly because I was hungry and partly because if I ate it … Continue reading Sometimes the World Messages Back

Dressing in Rags to Escape Afghanistan

My partner, Sage, gathers true stories from around the world for her podcast. Today on her show,¬†Fatima Farooqi tells the story of her family’s fleeing Afghanistan in to Pakistan, risking their lives by dressing in rags to sneak past border guards. I just listened to it and was totally on the edge of my seat. I know you’ll enjoy it as well. Listen here. Continue reading Dressing in Rags to Escape Afghanistan