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Material World

Our new topic is called Material World.
We began our topic by listing all the different materials that we could think of and organising them into groups of manmade and naturally occurring materials. 29 more words


Magic Carpet Ride

Whether you have floorboards, tiles or polished floors there is no denying the warmth and character that can be added to a space simply by using the right rug. 399 more words


A simple explanation on Riya'

“Verily, deeds are rewarded by intention. And everyone will have the reward for that which he has intended.”

Imam al‑Sadiq (a) said that Amir al‑mu’minin Ali ibn Abi Talib (a) said: “There are three distinguishing features of one accustomed to riya’: he expresses joy and cheerfulness when he is greeted by people; he becomes cheerless and sullen when alone; and he wishes to be praised for everything he does.” … 236 more words


What Are Those Marks On Your Face?

That was the question I was asked tonight in Subway, my current fast-food of choice. As he packed my honey oat bread with meat and salad, he obviously pondered this question before asking me: “What are those marks on your face?” 256 more words

The Thirty-Something Crisis

Everyday escapism #2

Another, third allure of the created worlds spawned by our globalized, material, increasingly virtual culture is that they are usually consistently designed, that is, they give an impression of unity at deeper/higher levels. 45 more words


Material World - Fabric V Leather

This week’s material focus is fabric versus leather, for sofas, dining chairs, barstools and beyond. Our match up today is more to do with personal preference than one material being significantly better than the other. 433 more words


So Near (Poem #21)

So near, so far,

Aren’t we all?

So near to all we dream of and wish for,

Like when we were just little runts going about, 238 more words