Filling in the gaps of philosophy

Dear readers, Often when people think of the history of Philosophy their mind wanders to Grecian Philosophers such as Aristotle, Socrates and Plato and for more recent philosophers we cast our minds to Averroes, Rousseau and Diderot and Maimonides. However, this warped view of philosophy completely disregards arguably the most important period of philosophy. After…

Being British Muslim

Dear readers, As a brown Muslim girl, my experience of the world is one of fear and sadness but determination. Although I live in one of the most diverse cities in Great Britain, means that I have a relatively sheltered life (and I could not even begin to imagine the hardship of those who have…

Reflections of chaos.

Dear readers, In my final General Election blog I wanted to write about my reflections on the outcome and my predictions for the future of the government. My plans for 8th June was to stay up until 10:00pm, go to sleep and wake up to a landslide Conservative majority. I had already resigned to this…

An election like no other

Dear Readers, With less than a week to go until the general election, I think it is safe to say that no one could have predicted the swings and roundabouts thrown our way during this election campaign. Certainly throughout this time as the mood and narrative of the campaigns developed so has the possibilities of…