Category: lifestyle

  • Inspiration For an Eid Story

    When you capture the exact moment you realise you’re making memories forever! This moment has inspired one of the Eid stories in the Ladybird collection I was blessed to be able to write at the end of last year! Download it today and inspire your children to live their best Eid day! Buy it here! […]

  • It’s never too late to start writing!

    Hello!  Happy Wednesday!  Today I want to tell you it’s never to late to fulfil your dreams! If you want to do something, start today, plant a seed, make a list or make an intention! Take that first step and you’ll see how much easier it is to get where you need to be! If […]

  • 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 awesome […]

  • 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 young […]

  • 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 you […]

  • 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!!) […]

  • My Eid Stories in Waterstones!!

    Super excited to see this fantastic audiobook in my local Waterstones! Congratulations to the whole team!! 🥳🥳🥳

  • Writing Tips

    If you are sitting around twiddling your thumbs, why not check out our all-new mini-series on The Koyal Writers Website. Mine is Writing Tip #2. Check it out here! I hope you’re having a great day! Peace and love, Sidra Ansari ❤