Life Lessons Turning 30

I recently turned 30, and it was bittersweet – I don’t miss my twenties; I can look back and say although heightened self-awareness brought more anxiety, I am a better person than I was a decade ago. As I welcomed a new era, I saw myself for who I was and the wisdom I gained […]

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Long Distance

It was only when I saw you again that I understood how broken I’d been I hadn’t seen you since the last full moon, every phone call we had turned violent with frustration So in the unwanted absence of you I’d gone into survival mode Every day that dragged by was spent waiting to take […]

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Seeking Serenity in Mexico

“In the magnificent fierce morning of Mexico one sprang awake, a new part of the soul woke up suddenly, and the old world gave way to a new.” – D.H Lawrence Unprepared One thing I didn’t consider when gleefully packing in my London abode to go to Mexico the following day for a week was […]

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Podcast: Spilling My Chai

So – my girl Chaz and I have started a podcast called Spilling My Chai! There are so many incredible podcasts out there, and initially I was worried ours would get lost in the digital sea of online voices – but we decided to go for it anyway. Why, you ask? Because we really wanted […]

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A Halal Guide to Berlin

“Berlin is more a part of the world than a city. ” —Jean Paul, Writer, 1800 Arriving in Berlin in the midst of the winter solstice I shouldn’t have been taken aback by the chill in the air, the whiteness of the sky, snow falling on my face – but it was claustrophobic, looming above […]

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