Brexit: The misinformed protest of a marginalised and incensed society…

Written on June 23rd 2016

Today is a historic and sorrowful day. It is the day that the United Kingdom became a divided nation…

I acknowledge that there are some major issues on this small island of ours, and that there needs to be change. ‘Broken Britain’ is not simply a proverb but an actual reality. Society is struggling, it’s falling apart and its resources are being exhausted. There have been cuts to our NHS, Police, education, social care and national defence. Living costs have become higher, social deprivation has become more familiar and dreams of owning a home have become almost impossible. We have sold the Royal Mail, while adopting food banks, and our public transport fees have continued to increase annually whilst still being unable to cope with a simple change in weather conditions.

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Review: ‘Buro Shaliker Gharey Ro (There is no fool like an old fool)’

‘Buro Shaliker Gharey Ro (There is no fool like an old fool)’ is about a Hindu landlord called Bhaktoprashad who believes himself to be superior because of his devout religious convictions. However secretly he lusts after young women, and in particular his poor Muslim tenants wife. Bhaktoprashad’s arrogance leads to a series of events that exposes the contradictions between his superficial saintliness and his immoral behaviour. The play explores how his ignorant mindset of superiority and uncontrollable desires lead to his downfall.

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