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Alliyah Riaz
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First Drafts & Finding an Agent
I am a writer.  Not a published writer.  Not even a writer who writes every day.  I am a writer who cannot even write regular blog posts.  I am a writer who can just about muster a weekly Instagram post.  I am a writer who has neglected her diary for far to...

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Writer's Diary | #1
It's Thursday, 12th October, 10:23 a.m. I am sat in my back garden wrapped in a robe with a cup of tea, a tall glass of orange juice, and a bottle of water listening to one of my favourite songs of all time: Old Pine by Ben Howard. The sky was pretty grey a...
Writer's Diary | #1 | soulflower
Writer's Diary | #1 | soulflower
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Summer Adventures | The Lake District
England is really quite a beautiful place if you know where to look, and The Lake District could be called the jewel of the nation. It's a beautiful place any time of year, and I was glad to have the chance to explore it a little a few weeks ago. This was m...
Summer Adventures | The Lake District
Summer Adventures | The Lake District
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Summer Adventures | The Countryside
I live in the suburbs of London, which means I am surrounded by endless rows of semi-detached houses, schools, local shops and the occasional park. As a lover of all things nature, I often find myself longing for wide expanses of greenery stretching out for...
Summer Adventures | The Countryside
Summer Adventures | The Countryside
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SUMMER ADVENTURES | PAKISTAN
Before British Summer Time is really truly officially over I thought I'd put together a couple of posts about my summer adventures. I'm writing this on September 8th. The sky is a steely grey, rain is thundering down and I'm wearing my cosiest hoodie and wi...
SUMMER ADVENTURES | PAKISTAN
SUMMER ADVENTURES | PAKISTAN
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DESTINY DISRUPTED: A HISTORY OF THE WORLD THROUGH ISLAMIC EYES | REVIEW
'Long before Islam was born, two worlds took shape between the Atlantic Ocean and the Bay of Bengal. Each coalesced around a different network of trade and travel routes; one of them, mainly sea routes; the other, land routes.' So begins Tamim Ansary's firs...

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Crossroads*
picks up mic taps mic clears throat I've been absent for 8 months, and I have no real excuse for it. January - May was certainly a busy period, as it was the last few months of my degree, but what about after? Why not post during Ramadan? Why not post...
Crossroads*
Crossroads*
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TOP 7 BOOKS OF 2016
If I had to pick one thing about 2016 that I'm most pleased with it would be the books I read/the amount I read. My Goodreads challenge for 2016 was 50 books, and I managed to read 48. Being so close to completing my challenge but failing to do so (I got a ...
TOP 7 BOOKS OF 2016
TOP 7 BOOKS OF 2016
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21 THOUGHTS ON MY 21ST BIRTHDAY
It's Tuesday 20th of December 2016, and I am officially 21 years of age. 21. Twenty one. 1) In some ways I am far from who I would've liked to be by 21, and in other ways I am so much more than I could have imagined. 2)  20 was a comfortable age, a comforta...
21 THOUGHTS ON MY 21ST BIRTHDAY
21 THOUGHTS ON MY 21ST BIRTHDAY
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