‘’Hey do you know her?’’ questioned my friend as a random stranger nodded their head to greet us. ‘’No’’. I didn’t know her but that was the beauty of it.
Some people find it difficult to be a Muslim in the West. While it is true, once you reach a certain age especially in college, the majority of people want to meet their friends in a pub or a house party with lots of alcohol.
A setting you’re uncomfortable with but without going you never really become friends with the others. You might feel alone and isolated.
But then a random stranger with a colourful headscarf nods at you with a smile.
Suddenly you don’t feel alone.
It’s all OK.