Shireen’s Studio – A Creativity Hub

Shireen’s Studio – A Creativity Hub

Taking my mom Shireen’s birthday as an opportunity to talk about her work, writing and creative sessions. I have always known Mama as an author ever since I was a child. She has not only been an outstanding writer, but also an amazing artist, educationist and counsellor. I am honestly not saying it because I’m…

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WordCamp Halifax 2018

WordCamp Halifax 2018

Summary WordCamp Halifax was a very enriching experience and the best conference I have attended so far. The sessions and networking were quite enlightening. Basics WordCamp Central 2018 conference by WordPress took place in the Student Union building of Dalhousie University on Saturday, the 16th of June. The registration for the conference started at 8 am,…

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Mini Travel Series: Mushkpuri

Mini Travel Series: Mushkpuri

I am ecstatic to bring to you the great Mushkpuri [9400+ ft] on Mini Travel Series today. It is the second highest mountain peak in Galiyat region after Miranjani [9872 ft] and is located within Ayubia National Park. We hiked up to the top from Dunga gali (2.5 km) with my favourite tour company Discover Pakistan in Winters 2015. It…

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Truth Be Told: Mutual Funds at Meezan Bank

Truth Be Told: Mutual Funds at Meezan Bank

Truth Be Told: Mutual Funds at Meezan Bank Purpose Today I have decided to share my bad experience with Meezan Bank’s Mutual Funds Investment only to save others the agony of dealing with them. Background I have been working for approx. 10 years now and am a firm believer of savings. Normally I just save…

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Last Stop in the Capital – A Photo Tour

Last Stop in the Capital – A Photo Tour

When I found out that we have to leave for Canada for good, I planned it so that I spent 3 weeks in Islamabad from 20th of March to 4th of April 2018 after resigning from my job. These three weeks were just phenomenal when I had the time of my life thanks to my…

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Fry Your Own Fish – Recipe

Fry Your Own Fish – Recipe

Have a crunchy Iftari Introduction Sharing a very simple yet tasty fried fish recipe on the blog today. Try it and spread the happiness to your loved ones. All you need: Fish, flour, egg, lemon, vinegar & spices. #BringItOn When I was young, we used to sing this nasty poem: Mind your own business Fry your…

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25 Things to do after Landing in Canada on PR

25 Things to do after Landing in Canada on PR

Stepping out of your comfort zone, taking a leap of faith, giving up all that worked for you for nothing certain, is very challenging. Life of an immigrant is really difficult. The struggle is real. There is no other way; you have to burn your boats and start from scratch! Even when my husband was…

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Pan-Fried Beef Steak Recipe

Pan-Fried Beef Steak Recipe

I never decided on this post as I am myself new in Steak area. My husband loves it. So I tried it for him twice in our new apartment. Last time I used no oil and made it in the oven. This time, I made up my own concoction which was inspired from different recipes…

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13 Tips for Educating the Unprivileged

13 Tips for Educating the Unprivileged

In my workplace where I worked for the last 1.5 years, we had an office boy named Shahbaz whom I decided to teach soon after joining. He is 18 and very hardworking. He became a good friend of mine and would come and tell me the latest news in office. I taught him how to…

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