A Short Reflection on Judgement

A Short Reflection on Judgement

Reflection must be my favourite pastime because I seem to be doing a lot of it. But, I don’t think I’m the only one thinking and rethinking these days. This year has been quite a bit to take in – especially the last few weeks. We’ve all been...
Girl, Woman, Other (Bernadine Evaristo) Review

Girl, Woman, Other (Bernadine Evaristo) Review

How I came by Girl, Woman, Other I’d seen it a couple of times at the bookstore (to be totally honest I was intrigued by the cover). After eyeing it for a while, I finally picked it up and decided to buy it after discovering it won the Booker Prize in 2019 and...
Something Has To Give

Something Has To Give

This morning I am heavy hearted. I am angry. I’m anxious about the future and generally saddened. Though my weekend, personally, was fine, I can’t pretend to be blind to what is happening in the world around me. I never was able. I’ve always been...
Last Ramadan Reflection (2020): Generosity

Last Ramadan Reflection (2020): Generosity

I’m writing the last Ramadan reflection for the year – as Ramadan is officially over (at the time of writing this). I just wanted to write a quick word on generosity. If you read my first post for the month of Ramadan, you may have learned that I did much...
Ramadan Reflections: Change

Ramadan Reflections: Change

Yesterday, during my reading of the Quran, I came across this verse: *Allah does not change a people until they change what is inside of them* – Verse 13:11 While, I’ve come across this verse many times before, I found it particularly interesting. I found...