@TheBookslamist ‘The Tower’ Review

For those of you who don’t follow @Thebookslamist on Instagram or Twitter, here is their latest review. “Ramadan 2017 was transformatory for me. I wrote , ‘A Virtue of Disobedience’ at night and in these hours the world was speaking to what i was writing. Grenfell happened while I was writing about class inequality. DarrenContinue reading “@TheBookslamist ‘The Tower’ Review”

Revisiting why I wrote Jasmine Falling

Hi all, As you know, I am back online after a two year hiatus and I return with exciting news about the upcoming publication of my second novel, The Tower. Beacon Books will be publishing my second book in April and before it goes live to all my readers, I wanted to reflect on why writingContinue reading “Revisiting why I wrote Jasmine Falling”

A fairy-tale hidden in Oman: The tale of Noor.

I wrote this in my writing journal after a trip to the beautiful, mountainous region of Oman. If you ever get a chance to visit, I highly recommend it. It’s a beautiful part of the world & during the winter season, the mountain roads are engulfed with mist. It was a perfect setting for aContinue reading “A fairy-tale hidden in Oman: The tale of Noor.”

Jasmine Falling Ebook on Sale

Hello everyone, To celebrate the third year publishing anniversary of Jasmine Falling, it is on sale for a limited time only for $0.99. You can find it on Amazon stores worldwide. Book Synopsis When Jasmine’s mother dies inside their English mansion, hope comes in the form of her multi-million pound inheritance. But with her inheritanceContinue reading “Jasmine Falling Ebook on Sale”

Qawwamoon-Protectors & Maintainers. A book review.

This book is described as, ‘…a book for us all: to raise awareness in the male population of their divinely prescribed role as protectors and maintainers of women; to highlight the devastating impact of domestic abuse for members of the public…’ (Ta-Ha Publishers) Reading this description made me understand the title a bit more. ‘Qawwamoon’Continue reading “Qawwamoon-Protectors & Maintainers. A book review.”

#Traditionally Submissive: Cameron’s Initiative, Language Barriers and Discrimination

I am assuming David Cameron’s ‘plans to “help” more Muslim women to speak fluent English’ were supposed to come across as a positive move? How can this education programme be seen as anything but positive when learning the country’s language is such an important tool for empowerment and social inclusion? Several commentators have made thisContinue reading “#Traditionally Submissive: Cameron’s Initiative, Language Barriers and Discrimination”