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Words Zahabiya.   Digital Art Sakina K. Good habits are, as I’m sure you’ll agree, hard to make and easy to break. I don’t have children, but I understand it’s even harder to get kids to make them. By that logic, I suppose it’s even harder to…

March 25, 2018
Children, our future
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Children – Our Future, Our Legacy

Words Arva M.   Photograph Alifiya S. 

For many of us, our children made our lives more purposeful, gave us direction and for all of us they brought immense joy. Parents give birth to a child and the child gives birth to her parents. It thus follows…

March 22, 2018
We will meet again
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“We will meet again”

Words Sakeenah N.   Digital Art Sakina K. Prologue -11.02 19th July- He said, ‘I want you to disappear.’ I said, ‘I believe we will meet again. Even if you don’t.’ He said, ‘This could have been true. But I don’t care’ I said, ‘It doesn’t matter,…

March 20, 2018
Guest Blog

Historian in a Rida

Words Arwa H.   Digital Photograph Alifiya S. I was the last one in my school grade to start wearing a rida, with none of my school friends wearing one to school. Amma gave me a choice; knowing the issues teenage girls already have, that I could…

March 20, 2018

In Conversation with Zahra ben A.

Photographs and Words Zahra Ammar. Foreword With a background in Economics, Finance and English, she passionately doodles on any surface, weaves threads and is in love with paper and food. She loves the versatility and form that paper has to offer. In her own way,…

February 25, 2018
Core Blog

“View From My Window” – Winter Wonderland

Words Batul S.    Photograph Alifiya M.   I live in sunny Singapore. On this tiny island home, we are blessed with summer heat and blooming flowers for the better part of the year. But towards the end of our yearly tour ‘round the sun, we welcome…

February 24, 2018
Core Blog

“View From My Window” – My Window Vistas

Words Zahra K.   Digital Art Fatema D (cosmicweavers). Happy Homemaker, Bibliophile, Reader, Writer – in that order. I am very Tea-motional and I love to dig in the little details of everything that catches my attention♡ It is a given for anyone who knows me well…

February 24, 2018
Core Blog

“View From My Window” – Travel to Unravel

Words Sakina M.    Art Fatema A. As I blow out the candle on my 18th birthday, I reflect back on my life so far. Who am I? What have I accomplished? Have I truly lived? My life so far has been a film reel of views…

February 23, 2018
Core Blog

“View From My Window” – Juxtaposition

Words and Photograph Arwa A.   Succumbing slowly to sheer neglect, Dull, dry and shrunken – I gave up on hope and you; on life. I chanced a look outside and saw, Such lush a blanket beneath, So spurred I was to restore life. Then akin…

February 17, 2018
Guest Blog

“Distracted Parenting” – Plugged-in parents and children

Words Alia A.   Digital Art Alifiya S. More than a decade of personal experience as a mum and nearly 2 decades of professional experience working as a speech and language therapist, has helped me identify one crucial factor important for the success of any child, regardless…

February 11, 2018