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“Timekeeper” – The Timelessness of Grief

Words Sakina N.   Photograph Alifiya S. I absolutely love the arts, specifically, the Italian Renaissance, have a love – hate relationship with the Arabic language and am extremely passionate about stickers, socks, animals and plants! Timekeeper Theme Blurb: Time is about as large a…

July 28, 2017

“Timekeeper” – The Value of Time

Words Asma G.   Photograph Fatema A. Bostonian. Healthcare Consultant in NYC. Epidemiologist. Mehndi Artist. Photographer. Wife. Daughter. Sister. I like to believe I am a jack of all trades… and master of some. Timekeeper Theme Blurb: Time is about as large a semantic field…

July 20, 2017

“Timekeeper” – The Reaper is the Keeper

Words Amatullah A.   Photograph Alifiya S. Amatullah is a theoretical physicist specializing in stellar astrophysics and cosmology, official international Book Fairy (@bookfairies_ke), Sam Kean and Sherlock fanatic and dabbler in the arts of philosophy. She lives on coffee and science, although she is hoping…

July 13, 2017

“Timekeeper” – 13 Life Hacks To Help You Deal With Time

Words Sarrah H.   Illustration Fatema A. A (human-sized) mug of rich brown cappucino brewed with a pinch of love and a spoonful of courage. But if anything can describe me best, it is that I write; be it code or poetry. While the former helps…

July 7, 2017


Words Duriya A.  Photograph Fatema A. (cosmicweavers) Being fortunate enough to be able to travel to Mumbai often, I always try to make it a point to bring back rose petals from the turbats of Syedna Taher Saifuddin Saheb RA and Syedna Mohammed Burhanuddin Saheb…

July 5, 2017
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“ABCedarian”- The More We Know, The More We Don’t Know

Words Arwa A.   Photograph Fatema A. I like fancy prose and fancier chocolate, neuroscience and anthropology but most especially, blue; the hue of the world at its edges and in its depths, the tint of longing for the distances you never arrive in. ABCedarian…

July 1, 2017
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“ABCedarian”- I Bend So I Don’t Break

Words Zahra K.   Photograph Alifiya S and Fatema A. By qualification I am a Home-Science graduate with a specialization in Foods, Nutrition and Dietetics from Nirmala Niketan College of Home-Science, Mumbai. 6 years after I left college and 4 years after I got married, I…

June 23, 2017
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“ABCedarian”- Two Tongues Are Better Than One

Words Sakina M.   Photograph Fatema A.  Sakina Behn is a student currently living in New Jersey, USA. Creator of @rida.apparel, she hopes to inspire behno with her love for fashion. Her immense passion for art, literature, politics, and fashion shape her identity as a…

June 13, 2017
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“ABCedarian”- Mind Over Batter

Words Batul S.   Photograph Fatema A. Batul S., bless her sweet soul, is a harbinger of peculiar muscle spasms. Bubbly, bouncy and of course, beautiful, the ‘B’ words that make her and her name. ABCedarian Theme Foreword: Abecedarian – defined as a person who is…

June 10, 2017

The Shubbak of Jamea

Words Sakina M and Mariam Y.  Photograph Mariam Y. The time we wait for, Throughout the year, Is the one nazar of Moula, Through the shubbak of Jamea.   Burying our heads deep in our books, But in our hearts, we all know  We’ll sail…

June 8, 2017