Ibrahim’s Review of 2015

Posted Posted in Cambridge, Cricket, Events, Film, Football, Islam, Media, News, Radio, Religion, Review, Sport

Here we go again. Another¬†annual¬†review. My seventh actually. A great opportunity to reflect on a¬†rollercoaster¬†twelve months.¬†As¬†rollercoaster rides come, this has been quite a thrilling one.¬†Sometimes a thriller doesn’t¬†quite go the way you want it¬†to.¬†We’ve all seen a crazy game of football littered with goals – some may recall Liverpool’s 4-3 win over Newcastle United in […]

British Bangladeshi Who's Who 2015

British Bangladeshi Who’s Who 2015

Posted Posted in Community, Events, Media, News, Review

Thursday 5th November 2015. The Meridian Grand, London – the luxurious setting for this year’s¬†British Bangladeshi Who’s Who¬†event. After attending the¬†previous two events in 2013 and 2014,¬†I was keen to get involved this time round and see what I could do¬†to assist with from behind the scenes, particularly with the publication. I was tasked with¬†editing […]

Ibrahim at the Asian Media Awards 2015

Asian Media Awards 2015

Posted Posted in Events, Film, Islam, Media, News, Radio, Religion, Review, Sport

Thursday 29th October 2015.¬†Destination¬†Manchester. Cambridge to Deansgate… journey time approximately 4.5 hours? Yes, it was VERY long and there was an eleven minute delay leaving from London Euston, which¬†had a knock-on effect for the rest of the journey. Despite that, I arrived at the Hilton Manchester Deansgate Hotel¬†on time and looked forward to what was […]

ITV The London Studios

The Road to Manchester

Posted Posted in Cambridge, Events, Film, Football, Islam, Liverpool FC, Media, News, Radio, Religion, Review, Sport

No. I have¬†not become a Manchester City fan. Neither do I support that other club that is within close proximity to them.¬†Don’t even go there. Liverpool FC through and through. J√ľrgen Klopp¬†– welcome to Anfield! Anyway, this¬†blog post is not about¬†football so let’s move on. Since the Limelight Film Awards took place in June,¬†the last […]

Shaful Islam, Bobby Friction and Ibrahim Rahman

Bobby’s Breaking Boundaries

Posted Posted in Cricket, Media, Sport

The last few weeks have been pretty¬†exciting, particularly if you are a fan of the Bangladesh cricket team!¬†Australia went on to win the ICC Cricket World Cup, but¬†Bangladesh made history by reaching the quarter-finals for the first time. It was a memorable tournament for the Tigers! Earlier this month,¬†I travelled alone to Birmingham. Believe me, […]

Omar Regan and the American Sharia crew

The American Sharia Experience

Posted Posted in Film, Islam, Media, Religion, Review

Wednesday¬†11th February 2015. I was at the Hackney Empire in London to attend the UK premiere of American Sharia, a Muslim comedy film by director, writer, comedian and actor¬†Omar Regan.¬†Talk about being multi-talented! I arrived early and was one of the first people¬†in the queue by the front door.¬†As time passed,¬†the line grew larger and […]

The Everyday Muslim Symposium

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Welcome to my first blog post of 2015! It’s good to be back and blogging away once more. January has been¬†quite an interesting¬†month¬†for me, and I am here to write about¬†a wonderful event I was part of last weekend. My mother, Shahida Rahman, was¬†invited to speak¬†at¬†the Everyday Muslim Symposium, held at the Bishopsgate Institute in […]