Farah Maria-Rahman
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Farah is a professional life coach based in Canterbury and is writing a sci-fi novel for young adults as part of her PhD in Creative Writing at Anglia Ruskin University.

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Do Lent the Secular Way

(0) Comments | Posted 9 February 2016 | (23:51)

The dark is lifting and the snowdrops are out. The first lambs, wet-headed and eager on their feet, have been born.

The first month of the New Year has come to a close, but the very names of the months suggest the period of renewal has often been considered...

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Vive le technicolor: What Daesh Call the 'Greyzone' Is the World at Its Best

(0) Comments | Posted 25 November 2015 | (12:36)

Surely there is nothing left to say. Or maybe there is but by someone else. In the words of Philip Levine '[t]here is more to be said,/ but by someone who has suffered/ and died for his sister the earth/ and his brothers the beasts and the trees.' Not me....

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My Nephew, The Volunteer

(82) Comments | Posted 28 May 2013 | (12:14)

22 May, 2013, London. Two men behead a British soldier in Woolwich. They shout 'god is great' in Arabic. They were Muslim converts who had contacts in the banned UK organisation Al Mujaharoun and the Somali organisation Harakat al-Shabaab al-Mujahideen (Al-Shabaab), which means 'Mujahideen Youth Movement'. 'Mujahiddeen' means 'those who...

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