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Lets @VisitAbuDhabi

The world is so gigantic and there are so many places on my Travel #BucketList and it keeps growing.During my time in London ,I first came across all things Arabic from people to food, language , art and music.It was almost love at first sight and then I started to explore and learn more.Yes I even tried learning to speak…

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Bollywood Intrigued

As a kid I didn’t like Bollywood movies for several reasons which included : Overdramatic fighting scenes Singing and dancing in the rain around a tree The fighting scenes with its crazy exaggerated sound effects Every movie was over 3 hours running time BUT as an adult I have fallen in Love with Bollywood.During my time of living in London…

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15 Things that make me a unique Indian Girl…

Last week I came across this rather funny but very true post on Buzzfeed. I decided to share my top 15 of the List : 1. You spend a significant amount of your time and money on hair removal, in various forms. Yes all forms of torture waxing , threading , sugaring , plucking and bleaching 2. You regularly receive…

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Love is….

It always baffles me that the English Language has only word to express the word Love yet the Greeks and Indians each have over 5 words each. We each experience different kinds of love in life…. For me personally, Love manifests itself in my life like this : Love of my  Family – your first experience of relationships. Love of…

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Weddings

In June my amazing friend M married her beloved M is a beautiful ceremony that was so touching. I even caught the bouquet so guess that means I am next. So this got me thinking about weddings, marriage , traditions and culture.In an Indian wedding its always a large event that occurs over a period of 2 weeks, lots of…

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Onion Tears by Shubnum Khan

I clearly recall in 2011, mum reading a review of this book and saying we must read this book.I then asked why as I had not read the review, her response was its written by an Indian girl from Durban and its about life, love and woman. Mum then went on further to say we must support local talent. Last…

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5

As a child number 5 was my most favourite number in the world. Whenever I was asked how many do I want it was always 5. As a much loved and spoilt toddler I was always indulged with 5 of whatever my heart wanted.I recall my aunt once saying that I might have 5 husbands and as a child I…

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Friends…

Sometimes its just a few words, a hug or even a smile that could make a person’s day better. Today was not a good day for me at work. I was tested to the point of almost turning on the waterworks. Friends at work all rallied around me to make me feel better, but the matter was not in my…

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