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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
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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
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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
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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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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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From Robot to Human

Words Arwah P.   Digital Art T.S.Caligraphy While living in the most advanced era known to mankind, man has transformed himself into robots. We live each day with a scientifically perfected routine- each act programmed with intricate algorithms made from our inner thoughts and outer turmoil. The…

December 27, 2017
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“Food” – More than Malt

Words Arwa H.   Digital Art Maria Y. Malt used to mean something different. A drink from the Murree Brewery, peach and strawberry being the most sublime of them all. Malt came to mean Milo. That grainy, chocolate-y powder that was supposed to be mixed in milk…

December 19, 2017
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“Food” – Guest Post

Words Mubaraka H.   Digital Art Fatema A (cosmicweavers). When I hear ‘food’, I typically remember my mom yelling from the kitchen to tell us that lunch/dinner was ready. It’s funny how I associate food with my mom and not with hunger. What does food mean to us?…

December 9, 2017
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Sitting Next To The Hearth

Words Amatullah Z.   Photograph Google.  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 out…

December 7, 2017
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“Books” – Guest Post

Words Duriya A.   Digital Art Fatema A (cosmicweavers). Reading Aloud to Children and the Magical World of Picture Books As an international reading ambassador for Scholastic Inc., it is my pleasure and passion to talk to parents, educators, school leaders, policymakers, children and everyone who will…

November 4, 2017