The Golden Door Truth Writers Award 2021

Hello and good morning lovely people! I’m so excited to share this video with the lovely Melanie Falvey, where I speak about my book and writing in general. This video came about when I was shortlisted for the Golden Door Award, for which I then went on to WIN the Bronze Golden Door Book Award!Continue reading “The Golden Door Truth Writers Award 2021”

What Do Your Children Mean to You? Write About It!​

On Twitter somebody asked whether having kids was all bad. What she had heard recently had put her off kids for life!! Oh dear 😬 This was my response. What’s yours? ⁣.⁣.⁣.⁣.⁣.⁣ #love #family #childrenarethebest #mykidsaremylife❤️ #mykids❤️ #happykids #kids #mykidsrock #mykidsmyworld #mykidshave4legs #happy #mykidsarerad #life #mykidsarethecutest #mykidsareawesome #momlife #childhood #instagood #children #childrenarethebest #mykidsaremyeverything #mykidsaremylife #mykidslovemeContinue reading “What Do Your Children Mean to You? Write About It!​”

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”

An Up and a Down in My Freelancing Journey

Things are not always straight forward in life. My new career choice is one of them. Freelancing has highs and lows. This week I have lost some regular work from a trusted client. It’s got me hustling and pitching like crazy again. I was kinda down because I was relying on the extra cash toContinue reading “An Up and a Down in My Freelancing Journey”

Gratitude Is Everything!

Sometimes it’s easy to see what’s missing, what others have, what you need to live a dream life. Realisation that this life isn’t meant to be perfect helps so much! Stop and smell the roses, splash in a paddling pool and give your time to those you love. Be grateful for every breath you take,Continue reading “Gratitude Is Everything!”

News to share. So exciting! Dreams do come true…📖 👀

Hey Salaams lovely readers, I’m so excited to announce that I have been selected, after an informal chat held on the phone from the USA (🤩), to be a Creative Non Fiction Reader for the Mud Season Review. This is an Art and Literature journal which states: MISSION We seek to celebrate the full processContinue reading “News to share. So exciting! Dreams do come true…📖 👀”

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”

A Recipe: I made Jordanian Mansaf 😋!

Many moons ago when I first got married, my husband took me on a trip to a foreign land. It was the first time I’d been anywhere apart from Pakistan or Saudi Arabia (I was very lucky to have made my first umrah trip just a year before) and I was really excited. I didn’tContinue reading “A Recipe: I made Jordanian Mansaf 😋!”

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! 🏠”