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'Evil' painted on Qld mosque

A far north Queensland mayor says he’s deeply saddened that vandals have spray-painted a mosque with the word “evil”.

Vandals have spray painted the word “Evil” across a far north Queensland mosque – an act the local mayor describes as deeply saddening. 313 more words


Sand in the Sandwiches - the Mosque and the Apartment

 The most beautiful building in Nouakchott was outside my bedroom window.  The Central Mosque, one of two major mosques in the city, was not made out of the nearly ubiquitous concrete, but a warm red brick.  929 more words


I Went To A Mosque Protest

Today I woke up and decided to attend a mosque protest that was happening in Maroochydore on the Sunshine Coast in Queensland. You may or may not have seen reports in the media about it. 789 more words


A radical mosque described as the world’s first and only “Gay Friendly” has been established in Cape Town, South Africa.

Officially known as  the ‘Open Mosque’ it welcomes not only gay Muslims but also allows women to pray alongside men, and even to lead prayers. 166 more words


Hagia Sophia - a tour through an icon's history

The Hagia Sophia museum has an entry price which is nothing short of a rip-off. Outside, you’ll be harassed by street sellers and impostors posing as guides. 1,321 more words

Overlooked Locations

Hospital (#4)

We associate hospitals with prayer and with death.

Subconsciously we do.

They’re unpleasant places and maybe that unpleasantness reminds us about the frailty of life. The sterile, sanitising, 60s music playing smells and ambience makes the air cold yet heavy. 519 more words

Open Mosque Day Brisbane

On Friday September 19 Brisbane residents had an opportunity to participate in  the first Queensland Open Mosque Day.

For me this meant my first visit to the local Mosque in Holland Park.You can view my video of the visit… 22 more words