Amazon Kindle or Apple iPad?

I have been um-ming and ah-ring about whether to buy an Amazon Kindle or Apple iPad for sometime now. For the past year I have been constantly peering somewhat awkwardly over the shoulders of commuters on the train that were flipping through their e-pages, smiling at them when they looked back to see who it…

“Strictly Soulmates”

 “…Why is finding a marriage partner so difficult in the Muslim community?” ..Intrigued by this questioning statement on my Facebook news feed (I know, the modern  news reel these days!) I clicked on the provided link and found myself thoroughly entertained watching the hour-long BBC documentary, “Strictly Soulmates”. “Strictly Soulmates” is a four-part documentary that…

Royally sealed with a kiss

Today is one of those national treasure days for us British folks, and indeed memorabilia to watch for millions worldwide for the day marks the ceremonial Royal Wedding of our Prince William and his bride, Princess Catherine. I love London on days like this; it comes alive, and shows off the spirit of the nation….

Hijabi Hair myths busted & 2 great hair products for hijabbed locks!

The ‘hijab’ myths: Over the years I have met people who have concerns about what effect a ‘hijab’ will have on their hair. Indeed the issue of hijab and ‘health risk’ has even made its way to national newspapers and forefront of journalist debates! On this note, as a hijabi I think it would be…

The quintessential British Muslims ’tis “The Art of Integration”

“The Art of Integration” by the esteemed UK photographer Peter Sanders has pleasantly come to my attention at the start of this journey as a self-titled “British Hijabi” blogger.  I declare as a matter of fact to be a Muslim who is British and a British who is Muslim. Therefore, it was a delight this week…