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Redundancy – New Year, New Career.

There’s something I’ve known for quite some time now that I haven’t really made ‘public’ yet but it’s been at the forefront of my mind for months. At the beginning of November it was confirmed that my current place of work would be closing and the majority of us would be losing our jobs by being made redundant…not a good …

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Life of a Muslim Feminist

I am not a Muslim but I am intrigued by the recent Hashtag #lifeofamuslimfemnist that has recently been pouring Twitter. Especially when I read this http://www.buzzfeed.com/tasneemnashrulla/32-powerful-and-brutally-honest-tweets-from-lifeofamuslimfem set of brutal tweets on how Muslim women not only have to fight for their rights in their society and culture but also against other women, other feminist women and I thought how ridiculous …

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A Poem. – An Opportunity

I originally wrote this 28th April 2013. Trying to sum up my life in a poem. I am no literary artist but here it is anyway. Dedicated, clearly, to my very lovely boyfriend – well the happy ending bit is anyway. And I do have a home now, which is quite lovely. Anyway, I know it’s not absolutely fantabulous as …