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Bedroom Art

// March 8th, 2009 // 6 Comments » // Photos

I thought I'd snap a few photos, in order to appease certain blog readers. However, as I am confined to quarters for the most part these days, I decided to see what kind of interesting shots I could take from within the four, lilac walls of my boudoir.

Visit my Flickr account to view the full-size shots and their accompanying descriptions.

Bismillah Silver Flower Dusty Speaker Wire Maze An Alien Spacecraft?

Snow Man

// February 2nd, 2009 // 13 Comments » // Photos

My Garden Wind Toys Fox Prints

Snow Whitechapel

// February 1st, 2009 // 7 Comments » // Photos

I attended a poetry reading in Whitechapel today (that's in East London, for you non-Brits). It had been snowing on and off all day, but it finally decided to settle as I made my way home. Canadians will not be impressed, but us Londoners so rarely get to see proper snow, it must be blogged about!


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Lesson Learnt

// January 13th, 2009 // 1 Comment » // Photos

January 3rd, 2009: Photos from the recent demo in Trafalgar Square, which attracted tens of thousands of protesters.

During that particular rally, the organizers announced over the loud speakers that an even bigger march was planned for the following week; this time starting in Hyde Park, and ending at the Israeli Embassy in High Street Kensington.

I'll admit: I was a little pessimistic. (more…)

Freedom Shoes

// January 3rd, 2009 // 4 Comments » // Photos

Taken outside the Egyptian embassy in London, at the end of a demonstration calling for the opening of the Gazan border.

Taken outside the Egyptian embassy in London, at the end of a demonstration calling for the opening of the Gazan border.

Protest Photos

// December 30th, 2008 // 2 Comments » // Photos

Photos taken at a public demonstration against the bombing of Gaza, held outside the Israeli embassy in London.

Police Vans'ello 'elloFree PalestineOutside the EmbassyJews Against ZionismThe Mounted Division

An Evening in East London

// December 21st, 2008 // 9 Comments » // Photos

SimSim and I went on a little 'adventure' last night in our efforts to find an ice rink in East London.

First, we went on the bus towards Stratford – the future home of the 2012 Olympics, inshā’Allāh. On the way, we got stuck in traffic on Green Street, one of the main districts for S.E. Asian shopping in London. However, it is also the home of West Ham United football ground; so Saturday nights tend to bring out the footie fans.

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Piccadilly Circus by Night

// December 19th, 2008 // 8 Comments » // Photos

After visiting the Apple Store on Regent Street again this afternoon, I walked down to Piccadilly Circus to snap a few pics for you guys.

The iconic neon signs on the corner of Piccadilly Circus

The iconic neon signs on the corner of Piccadilly Circus


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For Organica

// December 14th, 2008 // 6 Comments » // Photos

A view of Oxford Street, from the Tottenham Court Road intersection

A view of Oxford Street, from the Tottenham Court Road intersection (click to enlarge)

Regent Street: Day vs Night

// December 11th, 2008 // 12 Comments » // Photos

Some photos that I took during my travels to Central London today.

As a side, if someone had mugged me on my way home (yes, I have strange thoughts like that) they would have done very well. In my coat pockets I had the following:

  • two mobile phones
  • an iPod Touch
  • £250 in cash
  • a Canon digicam, that cost around £150 at the time of purchase

I was also carrying a laptop bag containing the MacBook that set me back £900 earlier this year, and my purse – but that only contained £15.

Anyway… Alhamdulillah, I was not mugged, and I am now in the relative safety of my own living room. Still, I can't help wondering how silly I was for carrying all that stuff around. It couldn't really be helped though…

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