My Work


The BBC created an audio clip of me talking about addiction (below). I am a regular contributor to BBC Radio, having been on BBC Asian Network and BBC 3 Counties various times.


The Independent

LGBT+ Muslims like myself aren’t going anywhere

The New Arab

Understanding those with mental health issues this Ramadan

The Pool

The Pool went into administration in 2019, but my piece ‘Life After Living With An Alcoholic Parent’ can still be read here.



17 Struggles You’ll Only Understand If You Live In Croydon


Overcoming Today’s Pakistani Desire to Look Arab (This article was originally published at Brown Girl Magazine and was also later republished at Sister-Hood Magazine).


Battling Depression During Ramadan

Being a Woman of Colour on Public Transport 

Is Domestic Abuse in Teenage Relationships Taken Seriously Enough? 


I didn’t realise it was abuse

Muslim Values are British Values

Can I celebrate Christmas? 

Take Me Home

In a Closet of Dreams 

Bilingualism is a Privilege 


The Boy In My Room


A Reflection on the State of Muslims in the West

A British Pakistani Muslim’s Account of the London Bridge Attacks

This British Documentary Casts Muslims in a Shocking New Light

Brexit’s Impact in Britain, From a British Muslim Girl’s Point of View 

A Love Letter to the Hijab I Removed

Burnt Roti

When Love Turns Sour (this piece also featured in issue #2 of Burnt Roti magazine’s print edition)

Your Heart Deserves More 


Amaliah is a website dedicated to Muslim women. They have republished numerous articles from my blog, which can be seen here:

A Halal Guide to Berlin

Exercise (Helped) Save my Mental Health 

Marrakesh Travel Guide

Los Angeles Travel Guide

Rome and Tuscany Travel Guide