On 18 of July it will mark the 100 year legacy of Nelson Mandela – a village boy that grew up to be a predominantly black criminal defence lawyer, South African nationalist political warrior, Nobel peace prize holder. On 18 July South Africa will release new bank notes with a larger and more… Continue reading MANDELA 100 YEARS: Keeping the Faith in his Legacy
Ramadaan is an Islamic month which is regarded very holy to practicing Muslims all over the world. Following the lunar calendar, Muslims are expected to fast from sunrise until after sunset; when they are finally allowed to break their fast with a date, water and food to follow. Ramadaan is a month of self-reflection, of… Continue reading Dealing with Depression during Ramadaan & Ways to Cope the Last 10 Days
At Muslim funerals, there are no eulogies. A bully does not weep that she and I were “once good friends” An aunt does not retell her favorite memory of presenting me a gift that I hated but pretended to love endearingly An admirer never secretly squashes a love letter A friend does not try to… Continue reading No Eulogies at Muslim Funerals
Hey bloggers! This post is long overdue but with my hectic schedule and impromptu trip to Pakistan, I always kept this post in my drafts and I am deeply ashamed of it. I had been awarded for the Versatile Blogger Award back in February and this has kept me floating high above the clouds as… Continue reading VERSATILE BLOGGER AWARD
Before I was a blogger, I was a vlogger, chasing after the Logan Paul fame minus the utter ignorance and disrespectfulness. I vlogged my trip to Istanbul, Turkey - it was beautiful and fun, my friends and followers enjoying my content and virtually tagging along with me on my experiences. But things got serious when… Continue reading 5 Things I Learned from Pakistan
My twenties are already seeming so ironic; having a fear of not fulfilling the socially expected milestones, while also having a fear of not achieving my personal milestones younger. Such a terrifying conundrum... but an inviting challenge.
I’ve made it my goal to venture out of comfort zone in 2018 - whether that be to sign up for different projects or to tie my scarf in a different way compared to how others are wearing it or to interact with people that I would normally be too shy to say “Hi” to.… Continue reading THE STORY BEHIND THIS PICTURE