The Radio Show You Don’t Want to miss this Ramadhan


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Ramadhan is just around the corner and I am honored to be invited to be one of the guests on Hatim Al Abdilsalam’s radio show called “Life as it is”. The show will start on the first day of ramadhan and will be on every week, from Saturday to Thursday during the holy month from 1.00pm to 2.30pm.

The other guests are Mr Ahmed Al Maatani and Mr Muhammad Farooq. Each day we will discuss a topic which be hosted by Hatim and have one of us with him. The beauty of the show and one that I am particularly excited about is that it is a LIVE show and the listeners can call in and join in on our discussions.

Life as it will address current issues we face in our daily lives that are not often discussed openly. The aim of the show is to overcome challenges by discussing the concerns and sharing ideas on how to overcome them.

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All the graphic design  for the radio show was done by Naaifa Design

Make sure you like our facebook page  for updates in sha Allah once the show starts we will upload audio recording show for those who have missed it and those who are not in Oman.

Our bios have just been uploaded on our facebook page this is mine (just in case you don’t know me) hehe

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I hope you are as excited as I am for the show and hope that we will all benefit from it.

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Blogging with a purpose


I remember back in 2008 when I published my first post I don’t think I was prepared for the journey that it would take me on. My first blog (Daily dose of me) started off merely as a journal to document my sewing progress.

If you still read my blog (thank you for being loyal) you have probably read numerous times on how much I miss blogging and that I have been meaning to get back into it. However it seems that as much as I want to I never seem to make it happen and it suddenly dawned on me this morning as to why….

Blogging purpose….my blog then had a purpose and now I seem to have lost it.

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What is my blogging purpose?

Why do I want to blog?

What do I have to say?

Since I am a self-taught sewist and I clearly remember why I wanted to start a blog.  It was not only meant to be an online journal  but also as a motivational tool to keep sewing, to share sewing tutorials and to inspire others to take up this beautiful craft. I used to blog about the little projects I made and it was great to see how with every stitch I grew more confident. At that time I am pretty sure the ONLY ones reading my blog were me and my ever supportive mum. No pressure just sew and blog (when I can).

Fast forward to the present where I am happy to say that I have readers from all over the world, alhamdulilah. It comes as no surprise that the majority of my readers are women, between the ages of 25-40, 40% of them are mothers and have an interest in sewing.

My life has changed dramatically ever since I started working full-time, since my mornings are now spent behind a desk staring at a computer and not behind a sewing machine. After work I am on what i like to call mummy duty and I am ashamed to say that by 8pm I am knocked out and have no energy to hold a book let alone sew. I am sure many mothers out there can relate to this.

Which explains the lack of blogging, because since this is a sewing blog then I should  be sewing LOL however as I don’t  have make the time then I feel I have nothing to blog about! I end up making videos instead :)

Putting yourself out there

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But good news is that this is all going to change…because i am determined to dig deep in me and find my blogging purpose again. So in the mean time while I figure  that out can you answer a couple of questions for me?

Q1 What it is about my blog that you like?

Q2 Why did you subscribe or follow me?

Q3 What is it that you would like or expect to see more of?

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