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The Talented Mr Gai Eaton

The Talented Mr Gai Eaton

Samia Rahman meets writer and scholar Charles LeGai Eaton to reflect upon life, spirituality and the tumult of our times. As I enter Charles LeGai Eaton’s...

Re-create The Moroccan Look In Your Home

Re-create The Moroccan Look In Your Home

Create an intimate and stunning Moroccan style interior in your home...

Cordoba: A Tale of Two Cities

Cordoba: A Tale of Two Cities

Mariam Rosser-Owen discovers two Cordobas. Most visitors avoid the...

Welcome to emel

The first question you are sure to ask is “what does emel mean?” Well, emel is a new word made from the...

Gardens Under Which Rivers Flow

Are you tired of being greeted by overgrown weeds and a patchy lawn as you look out into your garden? Why not try...

Lebanese Meals in Minutes

Lebanese Shish Kebab(Lahem Meshwi)These bright colourful shish kebabs are perfect for the summer barbecue - feel free...

Fragrancing the Home: Good Scent Is Sadaqa

Smells! We all experience unpleasant odours around the home whether from cooking, dirty nappies or  perhaps...

"Honey, Honey"

Only recently have researchers begun to investigate the healing properties of honey – something which was...

Recycling

Recycling

Everything our bodies are made of, everything we eat and use in our daily lives, ultimately comes from the earth....

Islamic Home Finance: A Two Way Street in the UK

Islamic Home Finance: A Two Way Street in the UK

Islamic finance opens up a range of options for the Muslim consumer....

Are You Anxious About Your Health?

Are You Anxious About Your Health?

Recently I have been feeling very low and my doctor thinks I may be...

Body As Amanah: Heart Disease Will Go On

Body As Amanah: Heart Disease Will Go On

Ischaemic heart disease is a big killer among men and women born in...

Halimah, Adam and Their Father

Halimah, Adam and Their Father

“Looking after children is certainly very tiring. And yet my...

How To Teach Your Children Literacy

How To Teach Your Children Literacy

From the day they are born surround your child with books. Books...

Three In a Bed and the Little One Said...

Three In a Bed and the Little One Said...

Sharing a bed with your child - positive parenting? Or should we...

Diary of a Young Mother

Diary of a Young Mother

I sometimes wonder what it was like before the children came along....

Looking For the Muslim Man

Looking For the Muslim Man

We have many selves, and we have many roles we would like to fulfil....

Muslims On the Beat

Muslims On the Beat

emel throws a spotlight on the world of employment by looking...

Amna and Zara

Amna and Zara

Amna Musa Akeelo is an elegant 39 year old mother of six. She was...

Expressing Spirituality Through Art

Expressing Spirituality Through Art

Growing up in South Africa, I was always aware my roots were...

Forging Into a New Era: East London Mosque

Forging Into a New Era: East London Mosque

Muslim institutions and centres have come a long way from make-shift...

Samad and Kausar Ali: 40 Years of Marital Harmony

Samad and Kausar Ali: 40 Years of Marital Harmony

Marriage is a rewarding aspiration for Muslims, yet is not without&...

On Mount Nur

On Mount Nur

Over fourteen hundred years ago, on the rugged mountain of light on...

Radicalisation: The Enemy Within?

Radicalisation: The Enemy Within?

Omar Sheikh, the Redbridge Grammar School student turned Kashmiri...

Islam's Encounter with Reality TV

Islam's Encounter with Reality TV

In February 2003 a documentary about Hajj, the pilgrimage to Makkah,...

Meeting William Dalrymple

Meeting William Dalrymple

White Mughals proved more than a scholarly journey for Dalrymple. He...

Iraqi Voices

Iraqi Voices

Parvez Akhtar listens to the views of the global Iraqi community -...

A Common Cause

A Common Cause

Global events of this century have propelled Muslim politics onto...

Cultivating the Soil

Cultivating the Soil

Charity, they say, begins at home. So let me begin with myself. I am...

White Mughals

White Mughals

This latest publication from one of Britain’s most vibrant...