Unfair and Lovely


I don’t remember what age I discovered I was “dark” but I remember I was still a child and in Pakistan at the time. Two relatives were having a conversation right in front of me. One said “Poor thing, she’s so dark” and the other one shook her head and looked down sadly, like I’d… Continue reading Unfair and Lovely

Easter Egg Shortbread Biscuits

It’s been a while since I baked shortbread biscuits. Eight years to be precise. I made about 150 of them for a birthday party in 2010 and decorated them all individually with different chocolate patterns. Obviously the PTSD was so bad, it’s taken me eight years to recover and make them again. I prefer shortbread… Continue reading Easter Egg Shortbread Biscuits

The Truth About Breastfeeding

You know when you’re about to become a parent and you think you’re not going to become one of those mums who constantly writes about their child and posts endless pictures of them on Facebook? Yeah. It was inevitable that I’d write about parenting a little considering I spend twenty four hours of the day… Continue reading The Truth About Breastfeeding


My husband keeps saying I need to write a blog post about the birth of our son. He was born in January this year and I’ve told myself that the last five months have been way too busy. I think however, it may just be because any post I could envisage would not do justice… Continue reading Aydin

Categorised as Family

Stir Fry For Dummies

Over the last few weeks, coming home from work and cooking whilst listening to some music has become one of my greatest pleasures in life. Sometimes it is accompanied by some great dancing but mostly there is lot of terrible singing involved. Today I decided a prawn stir fry would hit the mark for a… Continue reading Stir Fry For Dummies

Categorised as Food, Music