World Suicide Prevention Day

“Connect, communicate, care” is the theme for this year’s World Suicide Prevention Day. Having a mental illness is difficult for all involved. You can’t see it, but you can eventually see the effects of it and for some, by then it can be too late. It can be difficult asking for help or even finding […]

Finding A Voice

I grew up the youngest of seven in a fairly liberal, westernised family. My father was a founder member of Birmingham Central Mosque and my mum was a traditional housewife who managed to hold three part-time jobs as a cleaner as well as looking after the family and home.  Within our household, there always appeared to […]