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 may have lost some regular work from a trusted client. It’s got me hustling and pitching like crazy again. But on the bright side, last night I received an email 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!”

When Your Softness is Your Weakness and They Undervalue You

Remember what you must do When they undervalue you When they think Your softness is your weakness When they treat your kindness Like it is their advantage Remember to look after you To grow an armadillo shell In one ear out the next Make sure you look after yourself Their words are like darts TheirContinue reading “When Your Softness is Your Weakness and They Undervalue You”

Finding Peace Through Prayer and Love- Out Soon!

There’s a book coming soon I don’t know if it’ll be out night or noon I don’t know if I’ll jump for joy or cry I don’t know if I’ll crawl away or fly Once I see my words in print My blood and sweat The way my thoughts were steered All the things thatContinue reading “Finding Peace Through Prayer and Love- Out Soon!”

The Girl Who Made a Mistake

There was once a girl Who married very young She was besotted by this boy she knew Her dreams and aspirations be hung She could’ve been good And decided that she would Put her mum and dad’s needs first But she was majnoon, And had a thirst She had no idea that from the veryContinue reading “The Girl Who Made a Mistake”

Gone Are the Mothers of the Past (I thank Me!!!)

This poem was inspired by MamaGuide on Instagram and my lovely sis in law who sent this to me. I dedicate this to mums everywhere. This will be us when lockdown is finally over.. ‘I thank Me!’ Watch the video here… 😂😂😂 ‘Mum can you butter my bread?’ ‘Mum help me!! I’m stuck’ ‘You neverContinue reading “Gone Are the Mothers of the Past (I thank Me!!!)”

Everything Everything that makes me glad- An ode to my family ♥️

Dad You’ve always been there A pillar of support, you always care You help us to remember to enjoy the journey, You tell us that to be grateful is the key On phone calls, you tell us to go, Get on with the work, you tell us you know And understand why we have toContinue reading “Everything Everything that makes me glad- An ode to my family ♥️”

A Recipe: Curry – A Cold Remedy

Salaams, This is a recipe that I’ve written down a few times and each time I’ve managed to lose it. It’s a family home made natural recipe for a cold and as far as I know it doesn’t exist on the internet. I just want to say thanks to my lovely sister in law whoContinue reading “A Recipe: Curry – A Cold Remedy”

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! 🏠”