International Women’s Day: A womans right to modesty

  When I mentioned to friends that my next trip was to Egypt, more often than not conversation somehow always turns to the uncomfortable feeling most westerners get with the way Middle Eastern women dress. Having lived for many years in Saudi Arabia, I always wondered whether I may be…

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Hometown Hunt: Eventcity Manchester

  I love taking part in blogger story type posts, as it always nice to take a step back and write about something different. So when Eventbrite started Hometown hunt and asked people to talk about their favourite local gems well it got me thinking about mine. Most people who…

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What is Ramadhan??

  Last night, many Muslims all over the world received the exciting news that Ramadhan had started. I had spent the majority of the weekend having a spring clean in preparation; Mo went and braved the supermarket to stock up the cupboards and we spent an evening discussing plans and…

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It’s here… Eid Mubarak everyone!

After 30 days of fasting, today Muslims all over the world will be celebrating Eid ul Fitr. Ramadhan is the holiest month in the Islamic calendar and is a time for Muslims to purify body and mind. With Islam constantly being referenced in the media at the moment, it’s been…

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