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“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

“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

“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
Guest Blog

Shade of MSB

Words and Photograph Ruqaiya L.   It’s impossible for one to remember the days of infancy, but I’ve lived it, through my mother’s memories. On one occasion she told me, that when I was only a few months old, she had taken me to a ziafat…

February 8, 2018
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“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

“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
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
Rain or Shine

“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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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