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Umm Salihah Ahmed
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My Interview with Thread MB Blog
I was very happy to find that my   interview with Laura Wellington of Thread MB   was published this
morning, you can find the full interview here and an extract below: Do you believe you have a “life’s purpose?” If so,
share it.   I believe that each of us...

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Picture of the Day 20.02.17 - Business Dress and Abaya Hemlines
I wear my abaya to work, but I try to look smart as well as
modest.  There are some small things which I am a stickler for when it
comes to dress, such as wearing trousers under my abaya which go with the
colour of the abaya.   This morning I went back to w...

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Picture of the Day 19.02.17 - Precious Stones
We visited the Natural History Museum with the
children yesterday and the mineral and rock collection scattered across
different parts of the museum is brilliant.  I couldn't stop taking
pictures and this is one of my favourite: I thought it was amethyst at...

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Picture of the Day 19.02.17 - Colour Charts
We visited the Natural History Museum with the children yesterday
and in amongst the dinosaur bones, stuffed animals and fossils, I came across
this lovely colour chart: I t is thought to belong to the Bauer Brothers (Franz and
Ferdinand), travelling botani...

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Three Months to Ramadan 2017/1438
I was writing to a lovely sister this morning who contacted me
because of the blog.  Have I ever mentioned that I love, love, love
getting e-mails from sisters?  I should also mention that I am awful at
replying and might respond in a day or in six months (...

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Muslimah Mastermind Group: Our Purpose
I recently blogged about the idea of a Muslim Mastermind Group .  The Muslimah Mastermind Group is about being part of a group of
sisters who are all committed to improving their lives and achieving their
dreams. These individuals each bring their own uniqu...

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Picture of the Day 11.02.17 - Snow
It has been snowing on and off for the last few days here, cold
but so pretty. It hasn't stuck so far, so no snowmen despite
the kids crazy excitement (Disney's Frozen has a lot to answer for, Darling was
convinced it would be white and wintry like the cart...

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Entrepreneur Interview with Osmaan Mahmood, Creator of Fenice Media and Funky Monkey
Entrepreneur Interview and Inspiring Ummah Interview posts will be a series of
interviews with entrepreneurs and social campaigners who are making a
difference in the world. I find that Muslim women are particularly interested
in both of these areas: b...

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Aaila the Muslim Family Magazine – January 2017 Edition
The latest edition of  Aaila, the Muslim Family Magazine  is now
online thanks to the help and contribution of all its wonderful writers and
volunteers. Some of the articles at the top of my to-read list this Ramadan
include: Preparation for Ramadan by By

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