Browsing Category : My Thoughts

Palmer’s Summer Essentials- Review…


Summer is well and truly here, and I don’t know about you, but I will be here for the most part of it, melting my way through, trying to find shelter in malls. However, Palmer’s has come to the rescue with a couple of summer essentials that you can not live with out for the next couple of months. Read…

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Stay Safe.


In what words do I express my fear. My fear for the lives of my family and friends living in England. For my mother, father and my younger teen brother. Perhaps I should warn them to stay in their homes? Perhaps I should ask them to avoid the markets? Perhaps I should tell them no longer to commute by train, or…

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Rock a Bye Baby…


You nuzzle in, closer and then closer a little more. You grunt for me to pat you to sleep. Your eyes begin to close, but reopen at my slightest movement. You whisper “Shhh shh” asking me to repeat this whilst I pat you. Rock a Bye Baby.

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Do you suffer from FOMO?


Watching my Snapchat feed, the green monster inside me began to make an appearance as I saw, what seemed like, EVERYONE at a much coveted event. I tapped through short clips of customised cupcakes, gorgeous selfies and perfect poses. Damn it, why wasn’t I invited? Everyone looks like they are having SO much fun. All those smiles prove it right?

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How to make your own DIY Print…


Prints are the new must have accessory to bring any space to life, whether it be in your office, on your bedroom wall, or gracing your hallway. I have been collecting frames to decorate our bedroom for a while now, and I really wanted to incorporate a couple of DIY Prints of beautiful and thoughtful quotes to spread positivity within the space.

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Ten of my fondest School Memories – A trip down memory lane…


As the summer holidays come to an end, everywhere I look there are Back to School banners and promotions to be seen. The talk of admissions, books and uniforms along with woes of teachers mourning the end of the long summer surrounds me. It’s everywhere, except it’s not something I can take part in. Not just yet anyway. Baby Z is yet…

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An Open Apology to my Son’s toys…


Dearest Toys, This letter is dedicated to the toys that are strewn across the floor. The ones neatly stacked in piles or chucked inside toy boxes. The toys I am endlessly picking up, day in and day out. Toys, toys, toys galore. For being toys, you go through a lot, and well to be honest… I have a lot to…

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My Hijab Story…


Around late November of the year 2014 (almost 2 years ago), I decided to start wearing the Hijab. The HIjab, for those that are unaware, is essentially a “veil that covers the head and chest, worn in the presence of adult males outside of their immediate family and non-Muslim women”. It is a command of Allah that must be fulfilled by…

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Local Flair Issue 14: LokaLoka Boutique


For today’s Local Flair Issue, we are joined by the wonderful Monique, owner of LokaLoka Boutique. Passionate about her business, LokaLoka offers “practical bags for women who can afford better“. LokaLoka’s leather bags are simple, understated (but never unstylish) and without a label. You can also personalise your classic leather totes with a Gold or Silver stamp, or opt for Blind…

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