Wahida enjoying snowfall in Darfield: Picturing Canterbury

Wahida enjoying snowfall in Darfield. In copyright. CCL-Hazara-1005.

Wahida Zahedi in the snowfall at Darfield. Being born in small rural village in Afghanistan, she used to play and get excited about the snow. Snow brings lots of happiness and laughter for her, but it also brings sadness as it doesn’t snow much in her home village now due to global warming. 8 August 2021.

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