Oh my goodness! It’s my very first Insta Live!

Thank you, Iram bint Safia, for inviting me onto your Instagram channel for my very first Instagram Live. I was nervous but you made me feel comfortable with your super kind words! Watch it here…🥰

First Prize for a Fantastic Cake!

Ladies and gentlemen, my 8yo entered his first ever baking competition and (after 5 hours of back-breaking work with his sister’s supervision!!) he came out with this masterpiece!! (MashaAllah!!) Then won FIRST PRIZE!!!! It was so important for me that he did everything on his own, to truly experience the bliss of making something awesomeContinue reading “First Prize for a Fantastic Cake!”


YES! I do believe. Do you? P. S Writing and Well-being with Sidra Ansari. Don’t forget I am booking people in for a FREE INTRO TO WRITING CLASS in September- ALL WELCOME! Join me live on Friday 9th September at 10am for a FREE INTRO and then every Friday thereafter when we will begin aContinue reading “WRITING AND YOUR WELL-BEING PLUS A FREE WRITING INTRO CLASS”

Fight Back!

YAY!! Super excited to receive such fabulous book post this weekend! I cannot wait to read this book which has a cover and premise that has intrigued me for months now! My boys loved your book, ‘Boy, Everywhere’ and I am super excited to bring, ‘Fight Back’ into the hearts and minds of the youngContinue reading “Fight Back!”

Welcome to the family, Sky!

Very pleased and proud to introduce our new family member, Sky!! Welcome to the family, you curious beautiful girl!!❤️🎈 ⁣.⁣.⁣.⁣.⁣.⁣ #animal #animals #catlife #catlove #catlover #catlovers #catloversclub #catofinstagram #catoftheday #cats_of_instagram #catsagram #catsofig #catsofinsta #catsoftheworld #catstagram #cutecats #cutekitten #gato #ilovemycat #instacat #kitten #kittenlovers #kittens #kittens_of_world #kittensofinstagram #kitty #kittygram #meow #pets #petsofinstagram

Our cat, Storm, too young to go…

My heart ripped out, we said goodbyeAs Storm, our cat, has lain to die,The night of Eid, hit by a carShe ventured out so very farMy head it spins, too young to goHer crazy antics are no moreHer body gone; her soul is nearShe left us but she is still here #WriteCBC Update Thank youContinue reading “Our cat, Storm, too young to go…”

Eid Mubarak! The day when dreams come true 😃

AlhamduLillah, praise the Lord! My stories (and dreams!) are coming true! My children have been acting out and quoting bits of the morning action from the Eid stories!! 😂🎉🥰 Eid Mubarak to all those celebrating #EidMubarak #EidUlFitr #Eid #Eid2022 #eidgifts #audiobook @ladybirdbooks

A Surreal Day in the life of an Author

Hello! Good evening lovely ppl, My Ladybird Eid Stories are in Waterstones, Wolverhampton!! I saw them AND got to speak about them on @BBCRadioWM this evening with the lovely Amber Sandhu. What a surreal day! Thanks for all the support! You can listen to the episode here!! https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/p0bzb1ps (Forward to 9.20pm for my quick chat!!)Continue reading “A Surreal Day in the life of an Author”