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Maria Yusuf

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“Auburn in Autumn” – Pantone’s Top 10 Colours For Spring 2017

Words Sakina N.   Photograph Fatema A.  I absolutely love the arts, specifically the Italian Renaissance, have a love – hate relationship with the Arabic language and am extremely passionate about stickers, socks, animals and plants! Pantone’s top 10 colours for spring 2017 has been described as…

October 21, 2017
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“Auburn in Autumn” – The Pink Penchant

Words Zahra K.   Photograph Fatema A.  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, I found my niche in…

October 20, 2017
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“Auburn in Autumn” – Cyan’s Call

Words Arwa A.   Digital Art Alifiya S.  I like fancy prose and fancier chocolate, neuroscience and anthropology but most especially, blue; the hue of the world at its edges and in its depths, the tint of longing for the distances you never arrive in. The following…

October 13, 2017
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“Auburn in Autumn” – Colour Me Enlightened

Words Batul S.   Digital Art Alifiya S. Batul S., bless her sweet soul, is a harbinger of peculiar muscle spasms. Bubbly, bouncy and of course, beautiful, the ‘B’ words that make her and her name. The human eye – the most receptor-rich organ in our body…

October 6, 2017
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Children’s Ashara Ohbat

Photograph Mustafa K. Hear from the children themselves, how they prepared for Ashara Mubaraka 1439H! What did you do for Ashara ohbat/how did you prepare for Ashara? Juzer (8) We did zikr of Imam Husain and shohada, we did majlises, we did matam and cried…

October 6, 2017
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“The Joys of Sorrow” – A Glimmer of Joy

Words Asma G.   Photograph Alifiya S. Bostonian. Epidemiologist. Mehndi Artist. Photographer. Wife. Daughter. Sister. I like to believe I am a jack of all trades… and master of some. The Joys of Sorrow Theme Blurb: Ashara is around the corner. Indeed this Gregorian month will see…

September 19, 2017
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“The Joys of Sorrow” – Two Sides of the Same Coin

Words Amatullah A..   Photograph Alifiya S. Amatullah is a theoretical physicist specializing in stellar astrophysics and cosmology, official international Book Fairy (@bookfairies_ke), Sam Kean and Sherlock fanatic and dabbler in the arts of philosophy. She lives on coffee and science, although she is hoping to try…

September 19, 2017
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“The Joys of Sorrow” – Welcome the Water

Words Sakina M.  Photograph Alifiya S.  Sakina Behn is a student currently living in New Jersey, USA. Creator of @rida.apparel, she hopes to inspire behno with her love for fashion. Her immense passion for art, literature, politics, and fashion shape her identity as a global citizen.…

September 18, 2017
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“Timekeeper” – The Timelessness of Grief

Words Sakina N.   Photograph Alifiya S. I absolutely love the arts, specifically, the Italian Renaissance, have a love – hate relationship with the Arabic language and am extremely passionate about stickers, socks, animals and plants! Timekeeper Theme Blurb: Time is about as large a…

July 28, 2017
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“Timekeeper” – The Value of Time

Words Asma G.   Photograph Fatema A. Bostonian. Healthcare Consultant in NYC. Epidemiologist. Mehndi Artist. Photographer. Wife. Daughter. Sister. I like to believe I am a jack of all trades… and master of some. Timekeeper Theme Blurb: Time is about as large a semantic field…

July 20, 2017