We are currently into the third fast of Ramadhan in the UK. Now now, hold in that gasp of wonder at the millions of people who are fasting from sunrise to sunset because in actual fact, it is not so difficult. Every year before Ramadhan approaches, the process is the same. We talk about how…Read more So Ramadhan Has Begun…
Yesterday was quite an unusual one for me. I had been told to attend an event at the mosque in the afternoon which was being held as the Secretary of State MP Eric Pickles was visiting. Now you must understand that the local mosque is not one which usually hosts these types of visits so…Read more Now Dabbling In The World Of Politics
As promised, the text of the speech I gave. If you have no idea what I am on about then you may want to check THIS post out. Growing up in Hackney, I am like any other Hackney Citizen in that there has always been a desire to be successful at everything I do so…Read more The Speech
It would be a lie to say that the past week has been an easy one. It would be a lie to say that international events have not affected me. The only reason I have not posted about the issue is because at times I have an urge to pen a post and then at…Read more A Tightening Noose
Tell me what I shouldn't do So you won't term me a terrorist Or some crazy extremist I get up every morning And just like you I groan at the thought of another long day Then its the rush hour traffic for me And you; trains are packed People are tired and whacked…Read more Tell Me What I Shouldn’t Do
There aren't many people like me, On the train. In my religious garbs And my Kofi cap. I saw your darting eyes And I tried to appear less frightening, I flattened my backpack I plastered a small smile on my face Even though it was a Monday morning. But as I sat down, Your eyes…Read more Please Don’t Be Scared
As many of you are aware, this blog was created firstly to vent my frustration at university fees in the UK which have been made more difficult for people like myself who cannot take out interest based loans for religious reasons, which are of course based on moral reasoning. Many people would tell you that…Read more From Headache To Migraine
Hi visitor! here is quick summary of my blog if you're new to it and Word Press. Yes the title of my blog paints a picture of an intensely depressed student who moans all day and screeches at any happiness but no, I am not like that (although according to members of my family, I…Read more So you’re wondering, what is this blog about?
When I say life without tuition fees, I do not mean its complete abolishment although that would be marvellous. What I mean is without having to worry about paying then immediately as I study at University. There are some students out there who are in my position due to the interest based students loans which…Read more Life Without Tuition Fees
Joy? At a time when thousands of students across the UK have just ended a day of intense study and revision, the word joy certainly feels inappropriate. However, it can be found in these intense high pressure days even if a frightening six, seven eight exams loom in June. Well I am lucky as I…Read more Moments Of Joy
“Oh wow you work? Where?” That is the response I usually receive when I tell people that I will not be able to make an event as I have work Often, their enthusiasm towards my job is more than mine as they see it a great thing. Now, while there are certainly advantages to working…Read more It’s great that you have a job while in college! Err no, its tiring.