My Favourite Female Book Characters Part II

Here is Part I of my favourite female book characters. Mariam of A Thousand Splendid Suns - Khaled Hosseini From the moment she came into the world, Mariam was blamed for her very existence and the circumstances around her birth, over which she had no control. Growing up with a bitter and harsh mother, Mariam … Continue reading My Favourite Female Book Characters Part II

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Character Profile: Yasmin

Now that I have introduced you guys to what my novel is about, I thought Iโ€™d introduce you and tell you more about the main character: Yasmin. Character profile: Yasmin Name: Yasmin Berkani Nicknames: Yas, most commonly but a few select people call her Mina Age: 23 Religion: Islam Nationality: British/ Algerian. Yasminโ€™s parents moved … Continue reading Character Profile: Yasmin

DisUnited Kingdom

Politicians expect respect but do nothing for the people except neglect. We have to read between the lines to see the truth wrapped up in lies. The media tells us what they want us to know; they keep minds closed and discourage growth. Papers owned by the rich and sold to the poor, So their … Continue reading DisUnited Kingdom

Time for a Change

I have been blogging here for nearly a year come next month and I felt like it was time to change things up a bit. I decided to say goodbye to the title of Scottish Muslimah and refresh it with something else. It took me a while to pick that name when I first started … Continue reading Time for a Change

Jessann Boutique

When I'm not reading a book, writing or blogging, I might be found with a pair of knitting needles in my hands. Knitting has been a hobby of mine for the past couple of years and I love trying out different colours and types of wool. So recently, I thought why not try and do … Continue reading Jessann Boutique

HER Stories: Anisah & Sabrina Part II

Part 2 of Anisah & Sabrina was published in Issue 5 of Unread Magazine. Check it out for lots of autumn vibes and great articles. Here is Part I of this short story. Her heart was pounding in her ears and yet she felt like she could hear every leaf rustling in the wind and … Continue reading HER Stories: Anisah & Sabrina Part II

Small Pixie

I can still effortlessly remember when I was so young; with wide, innocent eyes. Eyes that only cried at the trivial, fixable and temporary. I didnโ€™t see it coming. Untroubled and beaming with troubles smaller than I, a pixie of a child, with the fairies. That was in a time unreachable and fathomable only in … Continue reading Small Pixie

My Novel

I have shared quite a few excerpts of my novel on my blog already. Most of them are from completely different parts of the story although a couple follow on from each other to give a whole chapter. You can click on these links to read these excerpts here: Tears Abdullah & Zaheera โ€“ A … Continue reading My Novel