Review: Gathering Petals

Gathering Petals is billed as ‘The Spiritual Journal for the Creative Muslim Woman’. Put together by Nabila Ikram, this journal consists of 145 actual journal pages, a foreword and introduction and one simple rule – that there are none. This journal is directed at women who are creative and enjoy being able to write or … Continue reading Review: Gathering Petals

Letters to the Void

There’s something amazing about being able to record your thoughts and feelings at a certain time knowing that you’ll be able to come back to them in the future. It’s even better when you can consciously choose the day and time that you’ll be reminded to go and look back and reflect on the past. … Continue reading Letters to the Void

Fiction: Resisting Taqdeer Chapter Twenty Six

Chapter Twenty Six I loved Australia with an intensity that surprised even me. We had only been here for a week – we were still looking for a place to stay – but I was happier here than I had been in a long time. I knew that it was in no small part due … Continue reading Fiction: Resisting Taqdeer Chapter Twenty Six

Fiction: Resisting Taqdeer Chapter Twenty Five

Chapter Twenty Five There was a hesitant tap on the window. Roused out of my thoughts, I opened the door and came face to face with Amira, the young maid who seemed to be Shamima’s favourite. “Sorry to bother you, ma’am,” she mumbled, speaking to her feet. “Mrs. Mahomed is looking for you.” Like a … Continue reading Fiction: Resisting Taqdeer Chapter Twenty Five

My 100 Words a Day Challenge

If you’ve been following my blog for a while or if you’ve taken a look through the archives and my social media accounts, you may have come across my 100 Words a Day challenge. I stayed with that challenge until I’d put out 50 prompts – not in 50 days sadly, but I was quite … Continue reading My 100 Words a Day Challenge