This is another gently nostalgic movie. A beautiful romantic. I am a sucker for movies based on the past. Everything about these movies scream vintage. The fashion sense, the beautiful landscapes, the subtle romance and oh boy … their handbags. In Brooklyn, the plot follows a young Irish girl, Eilis (played by Saoirse Ronan), who leaves Ireland in order to escape the narrowness and limited … Continue reading BROOKLYN


Heart wrenching. Bittersweet. Heartwarming. Nostalgic. I watched the movie for the first time last week, and I asked myself, why hasn’t anyone recommended this movie before? Why haven’t I ever come across it before? After a long long time, I have watched a really good story. I literally cried (might be a moot point considering I cry at everything and anything), like the whole watery … Continue reading MOVIE SPOTLIGHT – STEEL MAGNOLIAS

Ramadhan Book Challenge

Alhamdulillah. Ramadhan is here again. It’s time to take our brains out of our stomachs and plant it in our hearts. Time to reflect. Many of the times in Ramadan, I am at work on usual hours and thus, apart from listening to the Quran, I like reading self-reflection books on faith and Islam. I am challenging myself (and anyone who would like to join … Continue reading Ramadhan Book Challenge