How to know if your Hajj has been accepted is to see how your life is a year later. So said one of our Hajj teachers. It's been nearly a year since Mr. Rafia and I embarked on that journey of a lifetime. There have been ebbs and flows, I will not lie. Going to … Continue reading Hajj: One Year Later
There has been one good thing that has come out of my insomnia this past week: being given the chance to really plume through the thoughts whirling around in my head. While the common response would be to check one's phone and endlessly scroll through one's social media feed, I no longer reach for my … Continue reading The gift of insomnia
Upon the discussion of a book that a friend and I disagreed on (I liked it; she didn't), we naturally moved onto my favourite topic of discussion: Partition. Now when I say Partition, I'm usually referring to the Partition of the Indian subcontinent. Though I must say the entire enterprise of partition is a fascinating … Continue reading Why you like what you like: Ruminations on interests and how they may have actually chosen you.
It has come to my attention that I haven't written in a while. At first I was like, "Umm, I just blogged like a few days ago." But then I checked and saw that it was a week ago. Wow, times flies when you're... busier than usual and on the verge of another mental breakdown. … Continue reading Before cake and cows, there was singing and Mickey Mouse (but this post isn’t about Mickey)