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November 2016


One Home to Another

Words by Zahra M. D. Photograph by Mansoor M. 26. A travel enthusiast on a quest to find a solution to my fast food addiction. My passion lies in empowering women & I work towards achieving that dream everyday. Most of what I am writing today is…

November 11, 2016


In just over two months, our family has grown larger than we ever anticipated! THANK YOU! For all your kind words, support, encouragement, and, of course, your contribution. We have a little giveaway to show our appreciation! Through Instagram: 1. Post a photo on…

November 11, 2016

In Conversation with Rumana Ben C.

In conversation with Rumana Ben C.   Artwork Alifiya Z. S.  Rumana Ben is fascinated by human behavior and can sit for hours observing people. She feels blessed to be working in a profession she is so passionate about.  Behind this serious look is actually a…

November 8, 2016

Super Seeds

Words Batul S. and Nooriya J. Illustration Fatema A. It used to be the same old story every morning. Wake up, get dressed and attack my bowl of cereal before rushing off to school with a ‘khuda hafiz’ no one really heard. One day there was…

November 5, 2016


Lookbook November 2016 Words Safiya A.  This ridah has a classic colour combination of red and black. It is a perfect night out ridah with simple lacing, a touch of gold and splashes of appliqué with a light encompassing black embroidery. You can accessorize…

November 4, 2016

I Killed My Fish- A Haiku Series

Words Batul S. Illustration Fatema A. 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. Tiny golden fish Beautifying its fountain They swim joyously A giant maiden Gazes…

November 4, 2016

Pearls of the Past- IV

Each person’s worth is [determined by] what they do well. – Amirul Mumineen Maulana Ali Ibn Abi Talib AS  …

November 3, 2016

Madagascar- A Piece of Paradise

Photography Zahabia B. Zahabia B. is from North of Madagascar, a city called Diego Suarez. She stayed in Mauritius Island for 3 years to complete her bachelors before moving to the UAE- currently doing her Masters and studying languages, which she claims as one of…

November 2, 2016

Artist in Focus: Zainab S.

In conversation with Zainab S. Photography Fatema A. Zainab Ben is currently in Jakarta, Indonesia where she resides with her husband and two sons. Her many passions include embroidery, painting knick-knacks, and taking immense pleasure designing her house. Walking in transports you back in time to the homes…

November 1, 2016