Connected Histories

Muslims in the First World War Just over 100 years ago, in 1914, a war in Europe Broke out. It lasted 4 years, ending in 1918. We call it the First World War. The impression sometimes is that that the...

How to win at mobile…TECH TALK WITH QASIM MAJID

Qasim Majid is a technology entrepreneur and the CEO and founder of Wow Zone – a digital marketing agency. He has been in the digital industry for 20 years. He is the Vice President of the Asian Business Chamber of...

FA host Ethnic Minority Media Day

The Footballer with Sunny SahotaWelcome back to the BCFA’s column which outlines the proactive work that we and the FA as a whole are carrying out to increase the number of Asians into the game and highlight the Asian...

Sun, Sea, Sand and Seafood!

Birmingham’s Culinary Scene is Thinking... Seafood! Whilst  most of us are thinking about sun, sea and sand, Birmingham’s culinary scene is thinking about seafood!   Two openings this month have seen the long awaited Nosh and Quaff take shape on Colmore Row...

The Healing Power of Colour

by Mita Mistry, Holistic Therapist“Rainbows apologise for angry skies.” ― Sylvia Voirol Colour is diverse in everyday life, it guides us from showing when fruit is ripe and ready to eat to red lights in our environment indicating danger.  Colour...

Dal’s Fitness Tips for Brides

Do you want to look and feel absolutely WOW on your Special Day? Every bride wants to look her best on the most important day of her life – and to look stunning in her dress for her special...

World Emoji

by Suri Singh, The Male Brain Words. They are fast being replaced by pictures. The more we communicate the less we say. Thumbs up, a smiley face, strange animals, buildings and even pistols. Fussy traditionalists are making it a point...

The Asian Silence

Sejal Sehmi“Let’s be real, without a man in the house, an Indian woman’s life is pretty f****d up! The world is out to make sure of that!” I sip on my much needed glass of wine, listening intently as...

Pakistan – Moving Backwards

The Cricketer with Mansoor AhmedFollowing the resignation of former president Pervez Musharraf, Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Dr. Naseem Ashraf tendered his resignation within hours. Having seen the demise of the nation since and turmoil in Pakistan cricket, many fans...

COACH Bursary Scheme helping Black and Ethnic Minority coaches

by Manisha Tailor The 2012/13 season saw the launch of the COACH bursary programme led by FA consultant, Brendon Batson. With it now coming to a potential close, I was honoured to have been invited as a guest...