Armin Amrolia was born in Surat, India. She travelled first to Dar es Salaam, after her marriage in 1955, and then to London in 1961. She has two sons - Persis and Zar - and four grandchildren.
“We looked for several properties. Advertisements were kept ‘House for Sale’. When we went there British people...would just open their little door and shut on your face: ‘It is sold’, you see. The minute they see the skin, you know, it was that type of discrimination.”