Melting Pots of Koshari Goodness

Thank you Yusra Metwally & Walid El Sabbagh of ‘Koshari Korner’ fame in Sydney, for bringing this Egyptian street food to my Melbourne corner. This was an absolute feast of measured rice, pasta, lentils, onions, magic sauce and spiced oil goodness that...

Frank, Sense & Myrrh: A Christmas Portrait with a twist

Thank you author and writer extraordinaire, Maxine Beneba Clarke (The Hate Race, Foreign Soil) for this candid portrait, for The Saturday Paper.  Over coffee and cheese pies we covered all things festive, fearful and forward thinking. With a salute to good bling,...

Proud Moments in Bleak Times

My sister and I today were happily getting our Grad game on for our #LittleOnes. Feeling blessed, relieved and darn proud – seeing them where we once were …Come full circle. Incidentally, @rmituniversity , congrats on pulling off a spectacular Graduation...

A Greener Approach 

Today was an opportunity for myself as Chair of the Board and our amazing team at the Australian Muslim Women’s Centre for Human Rights to meet with Greens Senator Richard DiNatale. We discussed Islamophobia, the 18C repeal, political will to progress diversity...

Driving Justice for Women

As part of the sixteen days of Activism to End Violence Against Women & Children , I watched ‘Driving with Selvi’ for the Human Rights Film Festival (HRAFF). Following this I participated in a post screening panel with representatives from Macauley...