Time Out London Feature
Check the full article on the Time Out London blog!

Check the full article on the Time Out London blog!

If you follow me and you live in London, you may have seen my mugshot in @timeoutlondon . If you haven't, you're missing out on a treat, I'll tell you that for free!

When I began working on this article, I wanted to do the best to represent everything about me: a born and bred, true to its name East London girl with roots in Bangladesh. While Brick Lane may be the most infamous thing about our history in London, it is a speck on what I consider a sophisticated and intellectual culture. So, I racked what few brain cells I have left to put together something that covers Bangladeshi arts, food and culture in London. And yes, our cultural influence does extend beyond bloody Aldgate! 

Pick up a copy on your way to work or on your way home, learn something about someone you've never heard of, try food you've never tasted before, appreciate that this city is a great microcosm of the world's nationalities, all within walking distance! Isn't that in essence what it means to be a Londoner? 

Check out the full article here