15. Losing it

 This post is the fifteenth in a series which starts HERE. (August 1998) ‘Hey lady! You wanna make a fuck with me?’ I ignore the moronic young lad and his giggling friends and continue on my way in the sweltering heat. My bump is heavy and I feel weary to the bone. Samir is in prison, I’m managing…

Intolerant of Intolerance

I keep wondering why so many Muslim men are joining ISIS, Boko Haram etc. And I keep being drawn back to a book I read years ago: Infidel by Ayaan Hirsi Ali. She turned her back on Islam because she believes the view of half the world’s population as inferior does not make for a…