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Why this means more

Liverpool Football Club, Premiere League Champions! Ah that feels good to say and as fans begin to celebrate Liverpool’s triumph the reality of the Reds ending the 30 year drought for a league title is beginning to sink in. While emotions and feelings are running high and for some may be a little too much to handle the fact is that this is more than just Liverpool becoming champions of England, this means so much more to so many of us……….

A very different Ramadan

After the month of Ramadan has come and gone in a fashion that seems faster than ever this year Muslims all over the world were having to observe the holy month whilst living with the constraints of a world wide lockdown due to the Coronavirus pandemic……….

From the brink of bankruptcy to becoming Champions of the World: A look at the last decade for Liverpool Football Club

As we approach 2020 and the end of the decade the meteorite rise of Liverpool Football Club has been a story that has stood out in the sporting world. From being within two weeks of going out of business at the beginning of the decade Liverpool are now finishing it by winning the Club World Cup and by doing so cementing their place as the best team in the world…..

I wish we were companions

This is another Nasheed I wrote about being alive at the time of the Prophet Muhammad (SAW) (Peace and blessings be upon him) ……

The truth about this election

As Britain gets ready to go to the ballot boxes this week in what has been described as one of the most important general elections in our generation it seems that the country is ever more divided, with questions about Brexit, the NHS as well as crime in this country high on the agenda………..

The Hypocrisy of apartheid in the media

As South Africa won the Rugby World Cup last Saturday for the third time in the country’s history there was one overriding headline I kept hearing again and again from the worlds media and that was how “this story transcends sports and has helped unify the country”……

Disproving the myths about Muslim women

It seems nowadays the religion of Islam is becoming more and more under the spotlight within western society, whether it’s because people are generally curious about what the religion offers or because people have been brainwashed into believing that Islam is a barbaric religion that has no place in the modern world, either way talking about Islam within the western world can often be perceived as rather controversial…..

Living With Care: The Good, The Bad and The Hilarious

As a disabled person who receives 24-hour care in an independent setting, I have seen my fair share of incidents within the care industry, some good, some bad and some downright hilarious……..

A new hope

It’s fair to say that the last decade has been an absolute nightmare for the Ferrari Formula 1 team, not since Kimi Raikkonen won the World Championship in 2007 have the Italian team been on top of the world……….

He’s our centre-half, our number four

Virgil van Dijk has been the topic of conversation for Liverpool fans more or less ever since he joined the club in January 2018. The large towering centre-back has brought a calmness to the Liverpool backline that hasn’t been seen since Jamie Carragher hung up his boots in 2013…….

The Spider-Man Tug of War

Ever since his cinematic debut in 2001 Spider-Man has had that many comebacks he’s beginning to put the late great Mohammad Ali to shame and with the New York Web-Slinger now involved another tug of war between Sony Pictures and Disney it looks like yet again Spidey’s career on the big screen may have taken another turn. ………..

Where is the love?

The Black Eyed Peas famously asked the question in 2003 of “where is the love?” and as we start the new 2019/20 football season that question has never been more poignant than it is at this moment……

Alhumdulillah you’re home

I’ve always had a passion for writing poetry and songs and over the years I’ve written my share of both but lately I wanted to have a go at writing a nasheed…….

What Istanbul means to me

In life everybody talks about that one life-changing moment, a moment where time stands still, everything slows down and in that one moment, you realise your life has completely changed……

Trump and Boris: Two racists that are leading the free world?

If you asked Donald Trump directly whether the President of the United States is a racist he is likely to tell you that he is “the least racist person in the world.”…….

Wheelchairs in Mosque

Growing up as a devoted Muslim in an Islamic household you would’ve thought that attending the mosque would’ve been one of the more easier activities I had to do as a child……..

Batman: Reviving The Dark Knight

It’s fair to say since Ben Affleck put on the Dark Knight suits and became Batman for DCs “Batman Vs Superman” blockbuster in 2016 the Dark Knight franchise has needed the kiss of life……….

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