17/10/2023 - 21/10/2023

Baba Joon

By Lisa Zahra

From sitting in her Baba’s Merc after school, prayer beads dangling and Julio Iglesias playing too loud on the radio, to Iranian breads and pickles in a Cardiff flat smelling of rose water, a Swansea-born daughter longs to visit her father’s country. Will that freedom ever come?