EURO 2020; the good, the bad and the damn right ugly.

As the Euro 2020 tournament came to an end last weekend with England narrowly missing out on their first ever European Championship with a penalty shootout defeat against Italy we saw the positives and the negatives of English society. I wanted to explore what we have seen in the last 4 weeks and what itContinue reading “EURO 2020; the good, the bad and the damn right ugly.”

Waiting to knock on Junnah’s door

I’ve decided to write another nasheed about the current situation in Palestine. Anyone who isn’t aware of what’s going on please read my previous blogs, More than just a slogan and The Hypocrisy of apartheid in the media.  For those of you who don’t know a Nasheed is a work of vocal music that is either sungContinue reading “Waiting to knock on Junnah’s door”

Why we love football so much

As every Liverpool fan all over the world is now beginning to recover from the mad celebrations of Sunday’s dramatic late win, in which goalkeeper Alisson Becker scored a 94th minute winner to give The Reds all three points away at West Brom to keep their hopes of qualifying for the Champions League alive, IContinue reading “Why we love football so much”

More than just a slogan

So on Saturday 9th May 2021 I woke up to the absolutely heart breaking news about our brothers and sisters in Palestine. The night before (Friday 8th May 2021) Masjid Al-Aqsa was stormed by Israeli terrorist soldiers while taraweeh prayers were being performed. These soldiers had no reason to be there other than to causeContinue reading “More than just a slogan”

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. With all Mosques all over the world closed asContinue reading “A very different Ramadan”

Oh 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). For those of you who don’t know a Nasheed is a work of vocal music that is either sung acapella or accompanied by percussion instruments such as the daf. In general, IslamicContinue reading “Oh I wish we were companions”

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. However,Continue reading “The truth about this election”

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”. It’s no secret South Africa has had thereContinue reading “The Hypocrisy of apartheid in the media”

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 is a nasheed? A nasheed is a work of vocal music that is either sung acapella or accompanied by percussion instruments suchContinue reading “Alhumdulillah you’re home”

Wheelchairs in Mosques

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. The mosque is not just a place of worship for Muslims but it’s also the central hub of the Muslim community and aContinue reading “Wheelchairs in Mosques”