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Editor-in-Chief, writer and artist. (Hopefully not terrible at any of these.) Arabic. Muslim. Signs off comments as '-AJ'. Quite cheery! My column 'AJ's Advice' occasionally appears, and watch out for 'In the Picture', an (almost) weekly photo set put together by myself with the help of our wonderful photography team!

Makeup with AJ – Wearable smokey eye

I thought I’d come back with something a little less bright, a little more wearable,…

Makeup with AJ – Dramatic Brights

We’re heading into winter now, and I couldn’t help myself but reach for the full-on…

AJ’s Advice – Asking for help

Readers, I know it’s been a long time, but I’d like to think I come…

In the Picture: Happiness

Hello once again readers, our photography feature is back once again with a new theme…

AJ’s Advice – Applying to university

So, readers, it’s time to apply to university (I know this is late for vet…

AJ’s Advice – Not giving in

Readers, once again I’m appearing to you after what seems a shamefully long time of…

AJ’s Advice – Results Day… again!

Around this time last year, I wrote a thing about results day. A year later,…

AJ’s Advice – bad things, and good things

Everyone has their share of bad experiences, and they happen all year round, usually when…

AJ’s… well, sort of advice.

Readers, one of the first things I said as I stared writing my very first…

In the Picture: Open Theme

I think our photography team come up with some really nice photographs every week. This…