Archive for August 2008

Some Weekend Enlightenment

Some Weekend Enlightenment

Assalaamu-Alaykum – Peace be Upon you
So, I’m back from Malaysia – alhumdulillah (all Praise belongs to Allah) me and my lovely wife had a relaxing yet refreshing time there and thank Allah for making our trip so easy for us.
Anyway, back to business, and although this is a bit last minute, some of you may [...]

Scenes of Perfection

Scenes of Perfection

Assalaamu-Alaykum – Peace be Upon you
Don’t you just love technology?
Here I am, on the Malaysian island of Langkawi, miles away from the nearest city, but still connected to the outside world – still blogging!
I do apologise for my absence over the last week or so, it has been very difficult to get hold of a [...]

The Man with the 86 Wives!

The Man with the 86 Wives!

Assalaamu-Alaykum – Peace be Upon you
I couldn’t believe this when I read it – I just couldn’t!
86 wives!!
Yes, this is about the man in Nigeria who is married to 86 women – unbelievable isn’t it?!
So, the question begs to be asked – is that allowed?
And the answer to that is a resounding NO!
Islam permits a [...]

A Meeting with Matthew

A Meeting with Matthew

Assalaamu-Alaykum – Peace be Upon you
Our excellent decorator and friend Matthew paid us a visit last night.  As usual, we got chatting and over a glass of ginger beer and the BBC News, and discussed topics ranging from the Maldives, Matthew’s new baby, racism and many more.
One thing which sticks in my mind though, is [...]