Growing up whenever I witnessed family drama, not just my own but also relatives and friends I naturally assumed this is the norm. This is simply how Brown people just are, problematic and dysfunctional. Our family unit structures seem to excel when it comes to external matters, such as ensuring family members have a roof […]Read more "Family Drama never seems to end? Or is it something deeper?"
My heart begins to pound slightly as I open up the majestic WordPress app, my stomach filled with butterflies and dozens of thoughts rush through my mind like a bee stampede. Every new idea that rushes through the corners of my mind gives of a buzzing sound which makes me feel exhilarated. It’s been FIVE […]Read more "The Return of the Seeker"
Random thoughts lead to a random out of the blue post, so here’s this. I like to believe that my blog is aimed at the ethnic minority but welcomes all human kind. Either way, I’m going to put this out there… Who else is sick of seeing middle class White folk on the pedal stool? […]Read more "Random Pissed Off Post."
It’s only been 24 hours since the tragic death of Labour MP Jo Cox and London and Yorkshire is filled with flowers paying tribute. Cox was brutally murdered as she arrived to constituency surgery on Thursday, June 16. Asides from being a politician Cox’s was also a mother of two and a wife. Hearing about […]Read more "#JoCoxMP + Media double standards. "
Recently after much anticipation I published a post on Muslim women and sexuality in aim to answer a few questions regarding Muslim women and their physical appearances proposed by Western secularists. However, the issue itself is highly controversial and profound therefore I decided to team up with the wonderful writer Saadia Haq from The Human […]Read more "Obliterating The Taboo-Muslim Women & Sexuality Part 1"
Farkhunda, female, 27 years old, Afghan and murdered. Farkhunda was lynched to death by a group of men outside the Mosque where she worked last week. Her alleged crime that angered these men was that she had burned verses from the Qur’an. Her father and family members have denied this claim. The attack on this […]Read more "Farkhunda, Female, 27 years old, Afghan and Murdered."
Lately I have been becoming more conscious to all the little stares I have been receiving and it’s about time I do some therapeutic writing to get it off my chest. Now who are the perpetrators? Well really everyone, I believe some stares result in me wearing the hejab. I mean being Muslim in this […]Read more "Rape Is Society To Blame?"