I have spent 9 years in Pakistan and then 22 years in the UK moving from London to Bradford. Since then Jordan has been our home for the past year and a half. Having moved from the UK, we have had to adjust to life in Amman.  Just when we feel settled, it is time to move on. My wife and I will be embarking on a new adventure to Egypt very soon. My wife on the other hand has spent 15 years in Bahrain and 4 years in Qatar and then 10 years in the UK.

Where do we call our home? As the saying goes ‘where I lay my head is home’. This is true for us. Our experiences has forced us to challenge this backward notion of national identity and a sence of belonging to a particular part of the world and calling it my own.

I say the world is ours and lets work on living together. So wasapninworld?

So why the name ‘wasapninworld’? Well to cut a long story short I grew up in the East End of London and the people there have a habit of eating words. So ‘What is happening world’ very easily becomes ‘wasapnin world’. Hence the name.

If you wish to contribute to this blog or if you have any suggestions on how to improve this blog, please contact info [at] wasapnin dot net

Note: All pictures and writing is the work of ‘wasapninworld’ unless otherwise referenced.


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