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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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Thai Style Coconut Soup

One of my favourite places to eat in my hometown of Andover is Siam Orchid which is a tiny hidden gem of a Thai Resturant. The food they make is fresh, tasty, vibrant and delicious. The staff are friendly and it’s pretty reasonably priced to be honest. We haven’t been for a while but when we do go we opt …

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The Best Christmas Day I Ever Did Have…

As parents we know Christmas is no longer really about ‘us’ and is about ‘them’. Well this is the first year Mini-KAT has ever really understood what was going on. The build up has been fantastic throughout December thanks to nursery and little trips from myself and Adam and her grandparents on her father’s side – as far as I …

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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 …