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Why did I write my book Alya the Pathmaker?

Why did I write my book Alya the Pathmaker?

Many people have asked me why I wrote a children’s book. This question doesn’t have a simple answer. Since I was a little child, I loved reading. Each book that I read took me on a journey where I would dream, imagine, and visualise things. Cities, characters, cars,...

Wedding bells!

Wedding bells!

How can I forget my wedding day? A budget one for sure. Dress £22 from BHS children’s section, for a 13-year-old. Still, it was too big, so I had to alter it myself. Shoes only £20 pounds, they were satin too. A pretty, glittering headband, £3. Wedding guests...

Hello mother-in-law!

Hello mother-in-law!

Let’s fast forward a bit. I moved in with Simon a while ago. We are now living in Peterborough. His house was beautiful but needed lots of love and care. Yep. Holes in the walls. No running water in the kitchen, so, I turned the bathtub into a dishwasher. His bike was...

The curse of the millennium

The curse of the millennium

Remember year 2000?  The millennium. We were told that computer systems would not interpret the “00” correctly. Y2K (Year 2000) bug. The end was near! In December 1999, I was living near Clapham North.  Yep, moved again. I planned to go to Turkey to see my...

Meeting my husband at the EasyInternetcafe!

Meeting my husband at the EasyInternetcafe!

Can you believe that I did not use a computer before I came to England? Oh yes! So, I decided to do a business computing course to learn more about computers and Microsoft office programs. I was still working as an Au pair, but now, instead of taking care of the old...

Life is a journey, not a final destination!

Life is a journey, not a final destination!

The excitement of flying the first time and coming to this city called London.  I first found out about London in the book ‘A Little Princess’ by Frances Hodgson Burnett when I was a child. Unaware that it was a real city, I placed myself in little Sarah...

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