Before, during and since my boys went off to university, I have had people ask me how I feel knowing they are no longer with me. There have been occasions where I know the questions are not simply about me missing them. I feel that underlying the questions are preconceived notions of what can beContinue reading “Questioning those who Question”
There are times when I come to this blog with a clear plan about what I want to say. Sometimes, the thoughts which materialise onto paper are those which have been brewing in my mind for a while. Other times, the thoughts come to the fore often last minute. In almost all those cases, theContinue reading “Me and A Thousand Others”
Alhamdulillah, we are almost at the end of the blessed month. Perhaps saying “Alhamdulillah” might seem an inappropriate choice of word. It suggests a sense of relief. However, I mean it in the sense that I have been fortunate to have experienced most of this month and inshaAllah, will see it right to the endContinue reading “A Personal Review of Ramadan”
Kintsugi is an art and a philosoply. Through its wisdom, we are taught that broken things can be mended to be even more beautiful and stronger than before.
For years I’ve had a desire to write about that huge chunk of my life called Motherhood and yet all that time I told myself that others would have heard it all before; I’d be writing a soliloquy and speaking on a stage without an audience. Yet I always believed that the experience of writingContinue reading “Why ‘MyMotherHalf’ ?”