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My Hijab Story

Hi world! I think a lot of my friends were wondering why I’ve suddenly put on a hijab. After all, most of us haven’t met in ages – the last Nabs they met probably looked really different from the Nabs they see now. 1,448 more words

Reflection & Rumination

Understanding Somalia Part 4: The Clan System

A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots.                                                                                                                     – Marcus Garvey

We have an obligation to learn about our roots and where we are come from.

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Newspaper Era

Shot with a Canon 100D; f/3.5; 1/200; ISO-400; 20mm. 6/1/2018 8:30PM.

“You are safe in your skullfort.”


Women & Age

I was outraged at an article I read recently, following the Met Gala. Admittedly the article first caught my attention on The Daily Mail – may I take this opportunity to express that I DO NOT read The Daily Mail but it came up on my Google News Feed! 457 more words


Stranger in my homeland


I couldn’t think of a better place to go to, especially for my first trip abroad with friends.  Personally, going back was very nostalgic because  I spent 10 years of my life in this country. 860 more words


First stop, Milan.

If you’re into city breaks this is the place to go.  Milan, the fashion and design capital of the world hosts iconic yearly events including Milan fashion week. 751 more words


Being British

A few people have said to me that they were surprised I was so quiet of the weekend of the Royal Wedding. They thought I’d be having a tea party to celebrate (I would have but I was fasting!), and that I’d be on social media the whole time, posting messages of the outfits, the event and my general love of the very British occasion. 690 more words