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Mo Haque joins Kuhinoor Kabir to talk about his cancer story.

Mo Haque joins Kuhinoor Kabir to talk about his cancer story.

Mo Haque was invited to the Channel S studios in London for the Sunday Show, hosted by Kuhinoor Kabir to share his cancer story. Mo covers his diagnosis, the symptoms he faced in addition to the treatment he has received. He does his best to explain the science behind...

The dreaded colonoscopy: putting the cameras inside

The dreaded colonoscopy: putting the cameras inside

Two years ago today, the 6th December 2014, is a day I remember very well. The time had come for for the dreaded colonoscopy. The doctors had planned to put cameras inside me “to find out what was going on”. I had been experiencing excruciating abdominal pain for the...

Saying ‘Thank You’ doesn’t do it justice

Saying ‘Thank You’ doesn’t do it justice

Last night (9th November) was an incredible night, it was very surreal. I was on Channel S, sky 814, from 6pm until almost 3am fundraising for my treatment. I have one regret from the night, that my Bengali speaking abilities are not very articulate. My vocabulary of...

Kal Ho Naa Ho, Tomorrow-may or may not be

Kal Ho Naa Ho, Tomorrow-may or may not be

There was a time I was a Bollywood fan, I would go and watch films as they came out, and my iPod would be loaded with the latest songs (along with some classics). I even had ringtones with Bollywood music at one stage. Remember those Nokia days when it was ‘cool’ to...

Humanity to find it’s way

Humanity to find it’s way

  This past week there have been deadly attacks in Turkey, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Iraq, in addition to the many that go unreported everyday. I woke up to a message on Saturday morning from my cousin; "I knew one of those killed... ...a really fun, liberal...

#26 Fundraising: 2 months on

#26 Fundraising: 2 months on

Sometimes we can surprise ourselves with what’s possible. That niggling voice; ‘Who am I to do that?’, ‘As if I can pull that off’, ‘I’m not good enough’, ‘I’ve never done that before’, ‘This type of stuff is for other people, not me’ are just some of the voices I’ve...

Let’s blame the minority…

Let’s blame the minority…

I voted. Although I voted remain based on hearing the different arguments, I didn’t want to vote. I wished there was at least a third option. I’ve been working so hard over the past year to overcome ‘black and white’ thinking, ‘this way or that way’, ‘right or wrong’,...

Episode1 #TheFaceofPain

Episode1 #TheFaceofPain

October 23rd 2014, as I got off the train coming home from work a pain emerged on the upper left side of my abdomen. The pain grew in intensity over night and when I woke up the following morning I knew something was wrong. It was excruciating. The nurse at the...

#25 Developing some new rituals…

#25 Developing some new rituals…

When I woke up this morning I reached out for my phone to check the time. There was over an hour to go before my alarm to go off. I saw a couple of messages which I thought *must remember to reply*. And then went on Facebook, as one does. I scrolled down and stumbled...