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Love in a Headscarf

If you want to know about people, either get to know them or read all you can about them, from their perspective. Love in a Headscarf by Shelina Zahra Janmohamed, is a refreshing, enlightening read about a young, British Muslim … Continue reading

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Still rising

I couldn’t think of a better place to hear the sad news of Maya Angelou’s passing. I was in one of my favourite places, somewhere I visit without fail, with my daughters, at least once a week; I was at … Continue reading

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Get up, Create, Break Out

I think it’s great to have a book that is good enough to pass on to a friend, that’s a must-read. It’s even better, when it’s a book that not only will they enjoy, but will add value to their … Continue reading

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Call to action (stir your heart)

Some adverts make you want things you don’t have or need. That’s the whole ethos of advertising. Adverts are supposed to create: Attention Interest (raise your awareness) Desire (make you want what’s on offer) Action (lead you to the final … Continue reading

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I buried my head in a book

One of the nice things about the Christmas break was that I was able to curl up on the sofa and read. Not just read for research or work, but for the sheer pleasure of reading. When we didn’t have … Continue reading

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Flourishing Women: Let me introduce you to…Emily Barroso

I’m blessed to know some awesome women who continue to inspire and encourage me. Each month, I’m going to introduce you to one of them. They have all attended the It’s your time to flourish workshops, which is why I … Continue reading

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