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”

Happy Mother’s Day (Eat some cake!)

Every day I feel the privilege of being a mum,From the unconditional hugs and cuddlesTo the deep love that binds us for eternity,A mother is not herself butA being divided into parts,When her child is hurting,her heart physically aches,It is restless with uncertaintyGrateful when everyone is closeand complete with a warm hugFull of indignation withContinue reading “Happy Mother’s Day (Eat some cake!)”

Zaytuna Book Club 🤲🏼🥰

“Women who read are dangerous” 😁💪🏽🌹Cannot believe one of my favourite shaykhs has begun a book club and is teaching a masterclass on reading!!AlhamduLillah! Woohoo!! Intro here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q4RXG1iGU9M ⁣.⁣.⁣.⁣.⁣.⁣ #bibliophile #book #bookaddict #bookaholic #bookblogger #bookclub #bookclubofinstagram #bookclubs #bookcommunity #bookish #booklove #booklover #booklovers #booknerd #bookobsessed #bookphotography #bookreview #books #booksbooksbooks #bookshelf #booksofinstagram #bookstagram #bookstagrammer #bookworm #goodreads #igreadsContinue reading “Zaytuna Book Club 🤲🏼🥰”

Stories for Eid by Sidra Ansari 😃

Totally blown away by the audiobook reading of my Stories for Eid collection by the awesome Nabil Elouahabi, @Actornabil! Thank you! What a treat to listen to these with my family this evening. Not allowed to share with anyone yet, but they’ll be out just in time for Eid this Spring 🤩@ladybirdbooks. If you’d likeContinue reading “Stories for Eid by Sidra Ansari 😃”

Time For A Shameless Plug!

So today, and every Monday morning I’m starting a shameless plug thread and anyone can join in! Today, you can shout about anything you achieved in 2021. My book was published in Jan and helps women through the ups and downs of life! It also won a ‘truth & integrity’ award! I’ve also written 3Continue reading “Time For A Shameless Plug!”

Book Birthday 🎉🥰

🎉 🎉 It’s my book’s 1st B’DAY!! 🎉🎉Time for a GIVEAWAY!!Follow my blog & like this post to win a signed copy of ‘Finding Peace Through Prayer and Love’ written by me and published by @BeaconBooks.3 winners will be drawn at 1pm on Friday 7th Jan! Good Luck! 👍😊 # ⁣.⁣.⁣.⁣.⁣.⁣ #giveaway #selfhelp #amazon #amwritingContinue reading “Book Birthday 🎉🥰”

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”

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!”

Ya Rabbi, Save Palestine!

My heart aches for the people of Palestine, Will justice be done in our lifetime? My heart jumps in concern at the protests planned, Is it wrong to worry about my family man, When people are being killed defending their land? And masjid al aqsa is being attacked via meticulous plan? We must shout, standContinue reading “Ya Rabbi, Save Palestine!”

He’s in a Better Place

He rests in peace with a beautiful smile, He can no longer hide, The station he has reached, inside, There’s no doubt he’s in a better place No longer able to grace Us with his loving gaze, The angels will now have the honour Of taking his soul, Lighter than the flutter of a bird’sContinue reading “He’s in a Better Place”