Cikgu Muhammad

“Ada tak pelarian Melayu di Malaysia ini?” (Are there Malay refugees in Malaysia?) Cikgu Muhammad quizzed us. Of course he knew the answer but that was not the point. He had a story to tell and he wanted us to hear it. You could hear the eagerness in his frail slurred voice as he stood in front of his home, a neat two storey dwelling that stood proudly despite its age just as Cikgu Muhammad stood in his sarong and songkok in front of us.

A Wet Friday

Sometimes I get all emo and I pretend that I can do poetry. As the heavens open And blessings descend Men stand shoulder to shoulder Silent Amidst the roar of God’s bounty Man quietly weave in his piece Hands in the air God is great Quiet and deafening And when the heads of Men touches […]

Gardens by the Bay

I visited one of Singapore’s latest attraction recently and I must say that it is quite impressive. Singapore’s Garden’s by the Bay boasts two large greenhouse domes that simulate high altitude and temperate climates, something most of us in humid tropical Singapore will most probably never experience. The carnivorous plants at the Cloud Forest dome […]

NUS Muslim Society @ Matric Fair 2011

The NUS Muslim Society got a booth during the Matriculation Fair and we have got to use this opportunity to introduce ourselves to the incoming freshmen. Hence it was important that the booth was colourful, bright and eye catching. You only get one chance to catch their attention and I intend to do all I […]

NUS Muslim Society Night Cycling

An annual event to get the NUS Muslim community together and get to know each other as well as the Muslim Society’s activities. What I attempt to do here is to incorporate key information as well as showcase several icons that the route will take the participants to. I also tried to recreate the feel […]

NUS Islamic Awareness Week (IAW) 2012

Some posters I designed for Islamic Awareness Week (IAW) 2012. The aim of this week long event was to help introduce and explain some fundamentals of Islam and Muslims to non-Muslims. It is hoped that through this initiative several misconceptions with regards to Islam would be addressed and that it would encourage dialogue and understanding. […]