Get to know Alyina Zaidi...
Are you reading a book at the moment?
‘I am re-reading a book on the end of the Ottoman Empire called The Ottoman Endgame. I only managed to get a third of the way through last time I read it so have to start from scratch.’
Do you have hobbies outside of your work?
‘At the moment, no. I’d very much like to take up gardening but I don’t have a garden in London!’
Did you grow up around art?
‘Yes, I did grow up around art! My parents love collecting and there are a few artists in the family.’
If your life was a film what genre would it be?
‘A magical realist film most probably.’