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January 2018

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Blog

“Rain or Shine” – Good Tidings of Comfort and Rain

Words Zahabiyah A.   Digital Art Alifiya S. I’ve recently been wondering if comfort is a necessity or a luxury. I fall on both sides of the fence every time I approach the question and truthfully, it can and should be both. That sounds like…

January 25, 2018
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“Rain or Shine” – No Ripple Shall Alter A Reflection

Words Sakeenah N.   Digital Art Alifiya S. Wherever you go, no matter what the weather, always bring your own sunshine. -Anthony J. D’Angelo Every season has its own beauty. Every season brings a change of winds and change of atmosphere, be it Bombay’s monsoon or be…

January 18, 2018
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Blog

“Rain or Shine” – Worth More Than Diamonds

Words Amatulah Z.   Digital Art Sakina K. Shiny things are enticing. You may have seen little children go for the shining, glowing objects instead of the dull and mundane; a habit that we never actually grow out of. A new shiny diamond ring stands out in…

January 11, 2018
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Women

In Conversation with the CEO of SWAN

In conversation with The CEO of SWAN Interview by Mighzal. Besides schoolbooks and sleepovers, eleven-year-old Zahra is the successful CEO of SWAN. Along with her own collection of homemade and nasty-free beauty products, she models the entrepreneurial nature that every mumimah aspires towards. Take a peek into…

January 6, 2018
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Guest Blog

Humanity commemorates Karbala

Words and Photographs Dawood M.   Header Yousuf M. “Hussain”; a proper noun comprised of two syllables. Is that all? We all realize the description does not end there. We all sense the worthiness of what it connotes. We all believe that it carries the nucleus of…

January 5, 2018
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“Rain or Shine” – Rain or Shine? Maybe both?

Words Sakina N.   Digital Art Alifiya S. Life is uncertain, of that, we can be sure. As academics and students, we like to think that we have it all figured out. We assign labels and meaning to everything. It does not matter if it is art…

January 4, 2018
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Fiction

A Piece of Fiction: Sunflower

Words Arwa A, Batul S and Maria Y.   Digital Art Batul S. Present The bedroom looked strange. Someone was here. She heard a shuffle of footsteps from the back of the room, which was cloaked in darkness. Sonia took one step forward and then two steps…

January 3, 2018
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Travel

Heaven on Earth: Kashmir

Photography Maria R and Mariam R. Words Maria R. Kashmir – as many would say – is a glimpse of Heaven on Earth. In the midst of December, with temperatures close to the negative, this tropical Singaporean turned into an ice block. Central heating…

January 2, 2018
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Lookbook

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Lookbook January 2018 Photography Sakina K and Alifiya S.  Words Batul S.  This month’s lookbook is titled Pals and Pastels. Girls just wanna have fun and a girls’ day out is the perfect respite from the daily grind of work and school. In this month’s new…

January 2, 2018
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Artists

Artist in Focus: SWAN

Photographs SWAN. Foreword Besides schoolbooks and sleepovers, eleven-year-old Zahra is the successful CEO of SWAN. Along with her own collection of homemade and nasty-free beauty products, she models the entrepreneurial nature that every mumimah aspires towards. Take a peek into Zahra’s life and find loads…

January 1, 2018