Time and Space – Part 2

Part 2. Coping with loss through generations. “It’s Grandpa.” She blurted. “He collapsed in his house this morning. The neighbours found him. They called me cos they couldn’t get hold of you.”“What do you mean collapsed?”“It could be a heart attack, I don’t know. They’ve taken him to St Thomas. I borrowed Jo’s car. ComeContinue reading “Time and Space – Part 2”

Time and Space

Part 1 – Short Story about time, generations and coping with loss- Koyer Ahmed Time and Space  Both the clocks in my house malfunctioned around the same time. The one in my bedroom started losing its bearing a week ago, by 10 minutes each day. Every morning, I watched it’s dangly legs, summoning the strength, to drag itself around the diameter of itsContinue reading “Time and Space”

Summer, Dancing and Heart Attack (Part 3 of 3)

90’s Politician My Dad was an emerging local celebrity, so the news of his heart attack, spread much like a viral video does in today’s social media generation. The word of mouth was a powerful tool within the Bangladeshi community. Who make it their business to know everybody’s business. We associated his stint at theContinue reading “Summer, Dancing and Heart Attack (Part 3 of 3)”

Summer, Dancing and Heart Attack (Part 2 of 3)

Heart Attack – Aftermath “Heart attack” – It sounded majestic like it wasn’t a bad thing, when it rolled out of my Mum’s tongue on her return that night. A tiny regal with a sharp prickling effect cutting the silent sound barrier of the room. The word was on constant loop, repeating out of herContinue reading “Summer, Dancing and Heart Attack (Part 2 of 3)”

Summer, Dancing and Heart Attack (Part 1)

1990 – Roga Milla Disneyland wasn’t the happiest place on earth.  We were being sold a big lie.  I was eight years old when I stumbled upon on that secret and it wasn’t that magical kingdom located in the sub tropical climate of Florida. Masqueraded through every media platform of 80’s popular culture to theContinue reading “Summer, Dancing and Heart Attack (Part 1)”