“There is no conversation more boring then the one where everyone agrees.”

In a world where we live in bubbles, immersed in social media where we can filter everything & I mean everything. Conversations become stagnant.

It is time to make them more engaging. It is time to emerge from our boxes. It is time to…

Talk It Out


Small Talk.

I’ve never been good at it. Its not that I lack the ability to schmooze. I just don’t enjoy it. It makes me feel like im at a speed dating event, passing through a number of people, exchanging snippits of information.
‘Hi I’m Sabbiyah, I’m 27 & I’ve got 3 kids, what about you?’
And on it goes until every subject is broached and the tennis ball drops. If you’re lucky someone else will join your convo and you can start from scratch.
I always find myself leaving events feeling dis-satisified, is it normal to want to go abit deeper?

From Syria to Bradford: A refugee family’s tale

Last week it was revealed that almost half the Syrian refugees who have resettled in the UK have been housed in one area of Bradford. Of the 216 refugees given sanctuary so far under the government’s Vulnerable Persons Relocation Scheme 106 have been resettled by one organisation – the Horton Housing Association, based in Little …



Talk It Out is the brainchild of Sabbiyah Pervez. Having been raised, in Bradford, around a family of straight talkers, Sabbiyah quickly learnt that often, the best way to resolve issues, is to get people in a room and let them settle their disputes. Face to face, with the help of a facilitator. In a climate where it feels as though diversity is disapproved, Talk It Out aims to create a safe space where differences can create debate and meaningful discussions.

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