The Chaos Of Covid 19: A Personal Reflection

A junior psychiatry MO in the hospital I am currently attached to came to me one day and asked my point of view regarding whether she should go ahead and volunteer to be a front-liner for Covid-19 screening. “Kak Afiza, we have been asked to volunteer our names to be one of the front-liners for …

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Happy New Year 2020: A New Year Rant!

Dear readers, I hope it is not too late for me to wish everyone a Happy New Year. Truly, I have given up making any sort of New Year Resolutions because it has been made clear to me year after year that I truly do embody the true spirit of hangat-hangat tahi ayam. And therefore, …

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Heartbreaking News In New Zealand

When I first found out that there was an ACT OF TERRORISM being committed at two mosques in Christchurch New Zealand on Friday resulting in 49 Muslims killed and many others injured, I was devastated. I had  to stop my studying for awhile and just devoured the news that were spreading like bushfire in my …

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The People Not Worth Mentioning

#RamadhanReflection Whenever Ramadhan arrives, my heart deeply misses my Muslim sisters in Newcastle. They made me realize something I would always be grateful to them for. They made me realize that all the Israiliyat stories I had questioned in the past....well, I was right in questioning them. They opened my eyes - widely! - that …

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