I started blogging when I was 19, back when Friendster was the in-thing and Facebook was just the new kid on the block.

The blog lived on for the next 10 years - a hugely debatable statement as I began to blog less and less over the years. I lost count of how many times I promised myself I would blog once I put my son to sleep, only to find myself snoring right next to him - until the alarm rings off at 6 am the next day - a reminder for prayer and another start at work.

That's me today, ten years down the road. Married, with one child and another one on the way inshAllah.

It wasn't until my son Musa turned one, did I realised there were so many memories of him growing up that I wanted to pen down - but never did. They remained just a fraction of my own memory, some still acutely fresh while others are starting to feel a little distant. 

I knew I needed to start blogging again. 

This blog defines a huge part of me. Not only it jots down the my daily encounters, the  high and low moments of my life but it is also a platform for self discovery and pursuing my passions. I have been writing and sharing ever since I was 18 years old and I have always find inspiration in beautiful interiors and classy homes. It is for these reasons I dedicate the tabs TRUE Women and TRUE Interiors ( @thetrueinteriors ) to share real life stories of women from all over the world and a portfolio of interiors which I find inspiring. If you have a story / picture to contribute - feel free to drop me a line at the Contact page, I would love to hear from you. Who knows, maybe someday I may even design your dream home :)

I hope I will have something interesting to share, if not to remember, so that I am able to read this blog one day, and look back with a smile, remembering a life well lived <3