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First Comment, First Dislike

Words Arwa P.  Illustration Fatema A. (cosmicweavers) The first time I got a negative comment for wearing a rida, I was 13 years old. I was in a public restroom and a ‘white’ lady in her mid-30s looked at me and said “Look at you-…

May 27, 2017
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Never Lose Hope

Words Mariam Moiz S.   Illustration Fatema A. (cosmicweavers) Foreword Zahabiyah H. Foreword Turbulence.  Struggles take on many forms but the hardest ones are the ones where there is nothing you can do but wait. Wait for a solution, wait for change, just wait. That’s when…

May 20, 2017
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Who am I?

Words Zahra K.   Photograph Tasneem J. (tjphotography) Foreword Zahabiyah H. By qualification I am a Home-Science graduate with a specialization in Foods, Nutrition and Dietetics from Nirmala Niketan College of Home-Science, Mumbai. 6 years after I left college and 4 years after I got married,…

May 20, 2017
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From Newton’s Law to fig newtons- Rashida T.

In conversation with Rashida Taher Photography by Fatema A. Rashida ben is a talented pastry and bakery chef based in Singapore. We had the good fortune of conversing with her, watching her in action, and stomaching her delicious creations. It was a life without gadgets. It…

May 9, 2017
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The Creator Of Fate, Is The Giver Of Faith

This piece is a dedication to all those who are fighting a battle, that no one else can understand. Words Sakeenah N. Photograph Sakina K. Foreword Zahabiyah H.   Foreword Turbulence. Usually something we associate with announcements to return to our seats, its actually a…

May 7, 2017
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Sankari Range, Uttarakhand

I got a camera in 2008 during my trip to London. One Friday, while watching some fancy YouTube photographer, I suddenly had the urge to learn how to shoot. This was after 2 years of the camera eating dust in my tiny little storage…

May 7, 2017
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Lookbook May 2017 Outfit Batul S. and Fatema A.   Photography Sakina K. and Alifiya S. Words Safiya A.  Wake up. Get dressed. Have breakfast. Slip into your favourite pair of sneakers. Comfy. Reliable. Stylish. This look book features beautiful and colourful ridas paired with the perfect…

May 2, 2017
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Artist in Focus- Kulsum K.

Words and Photographs Kulsum K. Foreword Batul S.    Foreword Kulsum bhen takes foodstagramming to a whole new level. Her talent for the capture makes even the simplest foods look like Michelin stars. Get a peek at the photos that’ll make your stomach grumble and delve into…

May 2, 2017
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My Religion as My Rock

Words Rashida A.   Illustration Fatema A. (cosmicweavers) When I look around trying to make sense of the state of things in this digital world, where the media has flooded all forms of normality, where fashion and trends have overtaken customs and tradition, I see a…

May 1, 2017
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Move Into the Light by Amatuallah A. Z.

Words Amatullah Sh A. Z. Photograph Lamiyah A. Murtaza K.   Light is the connection between us and the universe. Through light, we could experience distant stars and look back at the beginning of existence itself. In a nutshell, light is the smallest quantity of…

April 25, 2017