Bismillahir Rahmānir Raheem. ت's nan (who lives here in the East of London, el este de Londres) is, according to ت, "a hunnit percent Bengali", even in spite of her passport, which still says that she (ت's nan) is 'East Pakistani'. ت's Nanee (one way … Continue reading ت: Connectivity, Re-Connecting, and… Fifty pounds worth of coins in a carrier bag, to buy “milk” with.
Bismillahir Rahmānir Raheem. "My Islamic journey started with ح [a friend of hers]." In Year Thirteen — the second year of 'sixth form' here in the UK, equivalent to being a 'senior' in US high schools — and with roughly twenty minutes remaining before a … Continue reading ص: “Like, yeah, that’s my mum”.
Bismillahir Rahmānir Raheem. Two of my little brothers are currently playing foosball. I have one biological brother, and then two of my little cousins: among British-Bengalis, it is quite normal for us to refer to our cousins as cousin-sisters and cousin-brothers. It often feels this way too: like although we … Continue reading د, س and ع: Football, Family, and the “blue” country.
Bismillahir Rahmānir Raheem. "We are neither Sunni, Shia nor Ibadi (the third intellectual branch of Islam that is often overlooked). Just Muslim. Instead, our parents raised us to use the Qur'an only and form our own ideas in regards to faith from there." There is … Continue reading ع: Intellectual Exploration, and One Eternal Source of Truth.