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Poetry Competition for 2021- Deadline extension

Poetry Competition for 2021– Deadline extension Due to the current situation with COVID we are aware that teachers and schools are under a lot of pressure. This may not have given the right opportunity for many to utilise the GMD resources and speak to the

Raising Modest Kids

I dedicate this blog to my daughters.  Unlike me they, at a very young age, had to adorn the hijab and face challenges in their life that I hadn’t faced. And me being their mother expected them to get on with it as part and

Commemorating Kristallnacht: The Night of Broken Glass

This month marks the 82nd anniversary of the Night of Broken Glass. This tragic event marked a turning point towards a more violent and repressive treatment of Jews leading finally to the Holocaust. We think that it is important to reflect on the events that

Round and Round the Kaabah

Initially I had planned for this post to be about the birth of my little grandchild, on the blessed day of Eid Al Adha 1442 Alhamdulillah. But in hindsight, I dedicate this post to my dear friend, Rubina. Read on till the end to find

Sidratul Muntaha

It’s raining in London today.  . Mini Maryam enjoys playing in the rain.  . I guess she gets it from me and I, from my mother (Rahimullah). . I remember back in 1992 when I was living the life of a princess in Lahore, Pakistan,

End of Homeschool

And so ends 6 years of home schooling, well, for one of them that is..Maryam got dressed all by herself, even watched a YouTube video on how to do up her school tie! Her dad was gutted now that he was being made redundant by