Let’s Celebrate a Lifelong Learner!

Hey lovely people, Today we have a guest post from the fabulous and highly inspirational lifelong adult learner, Zahida Azam. Zahida was asked to take part in the Learning and Work Institute’s 100 Year Birthday event this week which was attended by Her Royal Highness, The Princess Royal. A huge congratulations to Zahida! You canContinue reading “Let’s Celebrate a Lifelong Learner!”

A Blank Page

Hey there, It must be a record- 3 posts in a week- I can’t remember the last time I did that! I’ve been asked to write for National Poetry Day by my fellow writer friend, the lovely Nazira Vania. The idea is to put this up on a Twitter thread along with other members ofContinue reading “A Blank Page”

Using Your Strengths to Write

We, who are your closest friends, feel the time has come to tell you that every Thursday we have been meeting, as a group, to devise ways to keep you in perpetual uncertainty frustration discontent and torture by neither loving you as much as you want nor cutting you adrift. Your analyst is in onContinue reading “Using Your Strengths to Write”

Shortlisted For the Golden Door Award 2021!

Super thrilled that my book, Finding Peace Through Prayer and Love, published by @BeaconBooks has been shortlisted for the GOLDEN DOOR 2021 Award- Truth & Integrity of the Written Word!! Find out more here: GoldenDoorAwards.com/GoldenDoor2021 Why not join us on 4th September for the awards ceremony? In the meantime, if you haven’t already, buy itContinue reading “Shortlisted For the Golden Door Award 2021!”

Finding Peace Through Prayer and Love is Available on Amazon!

Part 1 Chapter 1 Today I’d like to introduce my first chapter to you. It covers how my life changed after 9/11, how I came to practice Islam more seriously and how my identity has helped shaped my faith, and ultimately, my relationship with Allah. I kickstart this short and snappy audio series with theContinue reading “Finding Peace Through Prayer and Love is Available on Amazon!”

Mental Health 2020

Hey guys, I’m so excited to show this to you. In my first week as Non-Fiction Editor at The Remnant Archive I’ve been blessed to work on this awesome project with our hard-working team. It’s so important to take every moment that we go through seriously. To take stock of the situation and not expectContinue reading “Mental Health 2020”

Why You Don’t Need to Be a Qualified Teacher to Homeschool

Can anyone teach? Many people used to believe that home education wasn’t even possible without a teaching qualification. Now that we’ve all had a taste of home education during Lockdown 2020, maybe even you will agree that you don’t need to be a professional teacher to teach! Unusual Circumstances The conditions during Covid 19 wereContinue reading “Why You Don’t Need to Be a Qualified Teacher to Homeschool”

This Has Got Me Feeling Sad ☹️

This has got me feeling sad If only the world wasn’t so bad But you must remember You need to fight You must not let the fright Freeze you, consume you You must move out from under him You must push him out of the way And cry out loud Let’s not be proud Let’sContinue reading “This Has Got Me Feeling Sad ☹️”

Fiction: Yes, She Was Different

Yes, She Was Different All she wanted was to be treated as a human. When Leila’s face was covered they turned away. The invisible woman. When her head was covered, a passenger in a nondescript white van shouted out of his window, tyres hissing in the rain. He spat at her whilst driving by, leavingContinue reading “Fiction: Yes, She Was Different”

Eid Mubarak 😁 Well done those of you who stayed at home! 🏠

Assalam alaikum everyone! Eid Mubarak! I hope you all had a fab Eid inshaAllah. I’m sorry if I offend anyone in this post but I just think it’s an important message to send out. I know for some of us it was hard to stay away from loved ones but for those of you whoContinue reading “Eid Mubarak 😁 Well done those of you who stayed at home! 🏠”