Assalamualaikum w.b.t.This song reminds me of nights in 2007. The cold England wind like a knife against my cheek. The taste of Ready Salted Walkers crisps. Shingle beaches. Fogs. My sister’s red pram. Climbing trees in Hyde Park. Pink journals. The tube. Feeling annoyed that I didn’t get to ride on the London Eye OR […]Read More maybe, you’re gonna be the one that saves me.
Assalamualaikum w.b.t. My blog looks so darn bland without pictures. And I claim to be a visual person. Hmph. So here is one. I would like to introduce y’all to my tablet. A tablet I bought waaaay before iPads and Galaxy Tabs were invented. It’s a Wacom Bamboo Fun. It’s nameless (I can never maintain […]Read More bamboo fun.
Assalamualaikum w.b.t. Registered for driving school, FINALLY, and will be taking the computerised test this Saturday Insya Allah. Pray for me! Received the five plain canvas bags I bought online — yay! Will get my hands dirty soon. Niexter stuff seems to be going okay so far, being the editor definitely requires a lot of […]Read More recent updates #2
Assalamualaikum w.b.t. The truth is, I miss being busy with creative projects. Yes, I am at home every day with too much free time and tons of art supplies and virtually limitless internet connection. But it’s hard for me to generate new ideas when there is no pressure. I like pressure when it comes […]Read More busy.
Assalamualaikum w.b.t. I found the charger for my video camera so I’ve been filming joyfully ever since. I’ve been getting better at reading the Qur’an ever since I’ve been going to regular lessons. It took me a few weeks to finish Surah at-Taubah alone, but it makes me happy that I didn’t rush through it […]Read More recent updates #1
Assalamualaikum w.b.t. You know what really disappoints me? The lack of Malay Muslims caring about the Charlie Hebdo attacks. Do they realise our Islam, our Prophet s.a.w., and our Ummah, is being humiliated throughout the world? Do they think #KillAllMuslims is trending on Twitter for fun? On the day the attacks happened, I went on […]Read More cartoons and violence.
Assalamualaikum w.b.t. This is a hadith I’ve been loving for a few years now. On the authority of Abdullah ibn Umar (ra), who said: The Messenger of Allah (saw) took me by the shoulder and said, “Be in this world as though you were a stranger or a wayfarer.” And Ibn Umar (ra) […]Read More strangers.