Brand New Weekly Feature in News on Sunday!

(First published in print and online on Defi Media Groups News on Sunday – 20th March 2015.) Sabah Says… Hello and welcome to my brand new weekly column, Sabah Says! My name is Sabah Ismail and I am a twenty-something Mauritian expat, originally from...

‘Pretty’ | Beyond Henna

She was one of the prettiest little girls I’d ever met. Not just because of her smile… Because of the way she looked at her surroundings, any surroundings, as if it was her favourite toy; because of the way she showed her parents and her brothers the...

Zebra Print Blanket | Beyond Henna

I walked in and amongst the chaos of a ‘wedding house’, there she was sat, calm, centred and snuggled up in a zebra print blanket on a sofa to her self. She was a timid-looking old lady with hints of her past beauty still shining through, especially in her...

Even When the World is Against You, Allah is With You

Why is it that we live to please the world and its people? The same people that judge, criticise and ridicule us? The very same people that are there to celebrate our good times but leave nothing more than a cloud of dust when things get tough? You see, in recent...
Security v Liberty: Who Will Win?

Security v Liberty: Who Will Win?

Terrorism shouldn’t happen. But the simple matter-of-fact is that it does, and it will probably continue to occur a long time into the future. I would never justify the taking of another innocent’s life, however I think sometimes it isn’t too difficult to...
SB Got Me Hyyyyped!

SB Got Me Hyyyyped!

Swami Baracus’ November 2012 Release, ‘Hyper’ Not gonna lie… Swami Baracus has got me a on a ‘hype mode and ‘ting’’ with one of his latest releases ‘Hyper’, a track that is fierce in every sense of the word, making you want to jump up out your...