madrid in city out

It was a really boring game considering the fact that i watched the earlier fixture between Bayern and atletico. Both Madrid and mancity didn’t really entertain the fans(well actually i wasn’t entertained, don’t know about others), the tempo during the match was very low. Truth be told i wanted mancity to go through but their…


  My beloved, how I’ve missed you.   I remember last year like it was yesterday, how you cleansed my soul in its entirety.   I remember the lessons you taught me; compassion, love and humility.   Oh! I remember the calm you brought and tranquility.   As news of your coming rents the air,…


we are all flawed and if you don’t believe you are then that in itself is a flaw, a MASSIVE one.


“I have more respect for a man who lets me know where he stands, even if he’s wrong. Than the one who comes up like an angel and is nothing but a devil.”- El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz aka Malcolm X


“Racism should never have happened and so you don’t get a cookie for reducing it.” —Chimamanda Adichie


Life is a journey for us all We cry, we laugh, sometimes we fall but always recall Allah never gives a burden too tall. ﻟَﺎ ﻳُﻜَﻠِّﻒُ ﺍﻟﻠَّﻪُ ﻧَﻔْﺴًﺎ ﺇِﻟَّﺎ ﻭُﺳْﻌَﻬَﺎ “Allah does not burden a soul beyond that it can bear…” (Qur’an,2:286 ).

Things They Made Me Feel

  They made me feel I was the one lacking, I was the one bad, I was the one who couldn’t hold it down for just one second. They made me feel sad, distant, treated me like an outcast, they said “go home, you have no place here”. They used me then made me feel…


From Palestine to Syria to Burma to Somalia to South Sudan to the UK to Yemen to the USA to South Africa to Iraq,  it’s a tale of shootings, Islamophobia, Xenophobia, bombings, killings, hatred, racism, hunger, famine, war. The world is in crisis with no reprieve in sight. Daily headlines are marked by stories of…

Random Thoughts

Parenting. To me it’s basically the most daunting task on earth. I think about it every time and it makes me reflect deeply on so many things. I think of my family and how my sisters turned out fine, humble, nice and beautiful both in person and character, and with this thought comes fear, fear…