Barbican, Not Barbican’t!

Peace, mercy, and blessings you beautiful human being you.

After my volunteer job, I decided to go on a mini city adventure. I popped on a barclays bike, and pedalled down the streets of London. I found myself at the Barbican.

Here are some pictures from my ‘adventure’.

city art
near the bike dock
trees reflected in structure
Trees
round structure with reflective circles
Pretty
picture showing what's on each floor of the barbican
Lift
arriving at the library
at the library
Books layed out on table
Books!
open page of a textbook about british sign language
Bsl model of interpreting
autumn sunshine
autumn sunshine
silhouette
a pretty spot

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pavement with crispy autumn leaves
almost home

Photos taken during Ramadan

Oh look at this it’s an actual post!

Sorry it’s only pictures, in sha Allah (with God’s will- or colloquially by God’s Grace I will actually do a write up after my much needed nap,for now, enjoy.

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Arabic alphabet
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My good friend hosted a Ramadan Souk just before Ramdan
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I discovered how to make home made cheesy nachos
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The beautiful moon
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This desert was so perfect, a warm snickers brownie, chocolate sprinkles, caramel chunks and cookie dough ice cream, and then after I took the pic, there were lethal doses of cinnamon involved
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Home made cookies
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Borris bikes on the day I thought it would be a good idea to cycle to work
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There could be more words in this post, but a picture paints a thousand, wouldn’t you agree.

Take care xxx

The path

To the most Merciful, the most Generous, my Creator.

I’m sorry.
I was walking on this path,
And now I feel I’ve fallen off,
I’m not even facing the same direction anymore.

Surely I did this,
Through my own error,
Following something that seemed better than what you promised.

Bu there’s nothing better,
Than your promise.

Oh Allah,
There is nothing better for me,
Than what you have written,
And I do not need anything,
That will make you displeased with me.

It was very foolish of me,
To stray from the path you set me on,
And I’m so sorry.

Please forgive me,
And help me get back on track.
Please don’t let me get disorientated,
Don’t let me forget my goal,
Don’t let me forget that what I want most is your pleasure,
For you to be happy with me,
And for me to one day be in your beautiful company.

Please forgive me.

A regretful slave

Breakfast Out

Good morning readers,

How are y’all doing this morning? I myself am doing great. (Alhamdulilah).

I got a lot of work done yesterday, from the 11am scouts planning meeting, to putting together cover letters and my cv to send out to deaf organisations, not to mention scouting out (no pun intended) colleges for a friend of mine. Seems to me that I’ve legitimately worked up an appetite. I’m famished.

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Moi

So, I’ve decided to share photos of my breakfast out with my family.

Ummi
Kid bro
waiting at the bus stop
waiting at the bus stop
a splendid sku
a splendid sky
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My brother in profile
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and there are signs for those who reflect
The O2
The O2
north greenwich
north greenwich
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Garfunkel’s!
picture of how we're seated
Seating arrangements
Menu
Menu!
picture of mum cutting in to her breakfast
Digging in!
Yum!
Yum!
Toast with butter
Toast
Pancakes
How do you like yours?
coffee being stirred in a mug
obligatory coffee shot
<3

It was lovely eating out together, and hopefully, in’sha’Allah (God willing) we will be able to do it again sometime soon, next time with more people at the table.